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West Virginia University

Last Modified: 10/6/2017
Dept of Comm Sciences & Disorders
College of Education and Human Services
PO Box 6122
Morgantown, WV 26506
Phone: (304)293-4241
Fax: (304)293-2905
E-mail Address: jayne.brandel@mail.wvu.edu
http://csd.wvu.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2020

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2020

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Service Delivery Models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique capstone experience Undergraduate clinic opportunities
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
170

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 38
Part time: 0
Total: 38

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
Program Director:
Jayne M. Brandel
Clinic Director:
Karen Haines
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Service Delivery Models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Mary Ellen Koay
E-Mail Address: Maryellen.Koay@mail.wvu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: GPA>3.0
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 147
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.04-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 173
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 173
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 63
Part time: 0
Total: 63
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 25
Part-time students: 0
Total: 25
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 51
Part-time students: 0
Total: 51

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 64
Additional Requirements:
Other: Professional portfolio
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 26
Part time: 0
Total: 26

Clinical Entry Level Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
Program Director:
Jayne M. Brandel
Clinic Director:
Gayle Neldon
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
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:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Service Delivery Models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Vishakha Rawool
E-Mail Address: Vishakha.Rawool@mail.wvu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: GPA > 3.0
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 148
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.07-3.92
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 42
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 42
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 32
Part time: 0
Total: 32
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 0
Total: 7
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 29
Part-time students: 0
Total: 29

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 116
Additional Requirements:
Other: Scholarly work
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 5
Part time: 0
Total: 5

Research Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Service Delivery Models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Hearing Science and Disorders
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Michelle Moore
E-Mail Address: Mimoore@mail.wvu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 1
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
2
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 66
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Service Delivery Models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Speech and Language Sciences and Disorders
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Michelle Moore
E-Mail Address: Mimoore@mail.wvu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 2
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 2
Part time: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
2
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 66
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Service Delivery Models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Michelle Moore
E-Mail Address: Mimoore@mail.wvu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

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

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 66
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0