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Duquesne University

Last Modified: 10/20/2018
School of Health Sciences
Dept of Speech-Lang Pathology
600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: (412)396-4225
Fax: (412)396-4196
E-mail Address: russell@duq.edu
http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/health-sciences/academic-programs/speech-language-pathology

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2015 - 2023)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2022

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $105,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Integrated academic and clinical education
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
94

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 29
Part time: 0
Total: 29

Non-Clinical Masters in Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology or Speech and Hearing Science

Enrollment

Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 8
Part-time students: 0
Total: 8

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 8
Part time: 0
Total: 8

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

General

Administrative Location:
John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences
Program Director:
Mikael D.Z. Kimelman
Clinic Director:
Caterina F. Staltari
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $105,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Integrated academic and clinical education Academic and Clinical faculty collaborate to provide clinical education
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: speech-lang@duq.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
Other: Applications for Fall 2019 are not being accepted.
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 153
Quantitative reasoning: 151
Analytical writing: 4.4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.68-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 146
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 146
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

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: 71
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 31
Part time: 0
Total: 31