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Marshall University

Last Modified: 8/20/2018
College of Health Professions
Dept of Communication Disorders
One John Marshall Dr
Huntington, WV 25755-2675
Phone: (304)696-3640
Fax: (304)696-2986
E-mail Address: mcnealy@marshall.edu
http://www.marshall.edu/communication-disorders/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The Caribbean Cultural experience is an elective course offered in Jamaica during summer intersession.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Other
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

Application Process:
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
137

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
Program Director:
Karen McNealy
Clinic Director:
Pamela Holland
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:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The Caribbean Cultural experience is an elective clinical course offered in Jamaica during summer intersession. Uganda served as a culminating clinical experience for an externship.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Marshalls CD program offers a variety of unique Clinical Education Opportunities in our on campus clinic: Listening and Spoken Language-Auditory Verbal Program, Pragmatic Groups, Voice Clinic, Aphasia Group, Oshel Parent Education Program, International Collaboration with dialect coaching group, Pediatric Swallowing Clinical, and an interdisciplinary Autism Assessment Clinic. The university clinic also partners with outside agencies including, but not limited to, the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Sybene Headstart, and River Park Hospital and Cabell County Board of Education.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: craig.coleman@marshall.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: personal video
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 149.8
Quantitative reasoning: 148.1
Analytical writing: 4.05
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.0-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 185
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 185
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 64
Part time: 0
Total: 64
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
11

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 29
Part-time students: 0
Total: 29
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 60
Part-time students: 0
Total: 60

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 59
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 31
Part time: 0
Total: 31