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Seton Hall University

Last Modified: 11/28/2017
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

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, Brazil, Belgium
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Dementia
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $383,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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.Five short-term international clinical exposure opportunities (limited slots)
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Deborah Welling
E-Mail Address: deborah.welling@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: 148
Quantitative reasoning: 147
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.27- 3.9
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 314
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 314
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 50
Part time: 0
Total: 50
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
50
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 50
Part-time students: 0
Total: 50
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 98
Part-time students: 0
Total: 98

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: 45
Part time: 0
Total: 45

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:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Dementia
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $383,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Vikram Dayalu
E-Mail Address: vikram.dayalu@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: 0
Part-time Students: 1
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 1
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
4
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 3
Total: 4

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 57
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1