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Seton Hall University

Last Modified: 10/29/2018
School of Health & Medical Sciences
Department of Speech-Language Pathology
IHS campus, Bldg.,123, 340 Kingsland St.
Nutley, NJ 07110
Phone: (973)275-2825
Fax: (973)275-2370
E-mail Address: vikram.dayalu@shu.edu
http://www.shu.edu/go/slp

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2014 - 2022)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2021

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Other (Dual Degree in Elementary/Special Education OR Psychology and Speech-Language Pathology)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health and Medical Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Service delivery models
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $259,630
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $1,230,342
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
1. Students in the Dual degree track enroll as an Undergraduate student with a major in Elementary/Special Education OR Psychology 2. If certain admission requirements are met, students at the end of the senior year receive an automatic admission to the graduate program 3. Students in the dual degree track complete the SLP pre-requisites alongside the course requirements for their respective undergraduate major 4. Students complete student teaching/research experiences along with clinical observation hours during their undergraduate portion of the dual degree program
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
72

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 15
Part time: 0
Total: 15

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Science (MS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health and Medical Sciences
Program Director:
Vikram N. Dayalu Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Natalie Neubauer and Deborah Welling
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Philippines, Belgium, Brazil, Taiwan, Sweden
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Service delivery models
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $259,630
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $1,230,342
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
1. Final semester of the program is dedicated to a full clinical rotation 2. Three clinical practicums in diverse community based settings 3. Students can participate in a research project or a Evidence Based Practice project 4. Over eight experiential training opportunities that provide skill training through short-term observation and hands-on training 5.Several short-term international clinical exposure opportunities (limited slots)
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: Patrick.McDermott@shu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: 25 hours of observation; 6 pre-requisite courses, have a course in Physical science, Biological sciences, Statistics and Psychology/sociology courses
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 149
Quantitative reasoning: 147
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.20-3.99
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 266
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 266
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 117
Part time: 0
Total: 117
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
50
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 50
Part-time students: 0
Total: 50
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 100
Part-time students: 0
Total: 100

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 65
Additional Requirements:
Other: Portfolio
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 48
Part time: 0
Total: 48

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Other (PhD in Health Sciences (SLP Specialization Track))

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health and Medical Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Service delivery models
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $259,630
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $1,230,342
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
1. Part-time option is available 2. Housed in the School of Health and Medical Sciences 3. Diverse faculty with a wide range of research and clinical interests 4. Mentored Teaching Experience is required
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: Patrick.McDermott@shu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 1
Part-time Students: 1
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 1
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 1
Total: 2
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 1
Total: 2

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 57
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
3