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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Last Modified: 9/27/2017
School of Health Professions
Speech Language & Hrng Sciences
3601 4th St STOP 6073
Lubbock, TX 79430
Phone: (806)743-5678
Fax: (806)743-5670
E-mail Address: sherry.sancibrian@ttuhsc.edu
http://www.ttuhsc.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2016 - 2024)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2023

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2016 - 2024)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2023

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Professions
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:
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $153,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $22,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Seniors can choose a pre-SLP or pre-AuD track and enroll in a clinical assisting course for either track.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
127

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 62
Part time: 0
Total: 62

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Professions
Program Director:
Sherry Sancibrian
Clinic Director:
Carolyn Perry and Sarai Granados
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:
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $153,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $22,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Students have the opportunity to co-treat with occupational therapy students. Students have an opportunity to learn to deliver services via telepractice.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Jeri Moravcik
E-Mail Address: jeri.moravcik@ttuhsc.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 152.53
Quantitative reasoning: 149.99
Analytical writing: 4.14
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.17-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 284
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 284
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 76
Part time: 0
Total: 76
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
12

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
40
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 40
Part-time students: 0
Total: 40
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 77
Part-time students: 0
Total: 77

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 57
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 38
Part time: 0
Total: 38

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Professions
Program Director:
Candace Bourland Hicks
Clinic Director:
Renee Zimmerman
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:
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $153,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $22,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Program is within the health sciences center.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Jeri Moravcik
E-Mail Address: jeri.moravcik@ttuhsc.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Other: undergraduate degree in CSD or related field
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150.58
Quantitative reasoning: 149.16
Analytical writing: 3.96
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.15-3.97
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 100
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 100
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 28
Part time: 0
Total: 28
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
28

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 10
Part-time students: 0
Total: 10
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 42
Part-time students: 0
Total: 42

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 106
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: clinical research project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 9
Part time: 0
Total: 9

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Professions
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
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:
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $153,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $22,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Degree consists of individualized programs for each student.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Jeri Moravcik
E-Mail Address: jeri.moravcik@ttuhsc.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: April 30
Application deadline for Spring admission: October 15
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 16
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
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: 3
Total: 5
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 2
Part time: 3
Total: 5
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
2
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 3
Total: 4
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 5
Part-time students: 5
Total: 10

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 81
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Other: pre-dissertation project
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
3