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Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Last Modified: 8/9/2017
College of Educ & Human Services
Dept of Comm Disorders & Sci
1025 Lincoln Dr, Rehn Hall 308
Carbondale, IL 62901-4609
Phone: (618)453-7721
Fax: (618)453-8271
E-mail Address: dmuzio@siu.edu
http://ehs.siu.edu/rehab/graduate/cds/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2024

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:
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:
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Voice disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $300,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
clinical experiences in curriculum as part of clinical practice course elective opportunities to earn credits toward professional education license for non-teaching in Illinois elective opportunities for minor in various related disciplines including psychology, linguistics, rehabilitation, and behavior analysis active research labs and undergraduate research programs on campus
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
72

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
Program Director:
Valerie E. Boyer, PhD, CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Diane Muzio, MS, CCC-SLP
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
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:
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Voice disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $300,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
autism clinical practicum site on campus clinical center on campus one semester, full-time pediatric externship one semester, full-time adult externship choice betwen thesis track or comprehensive examination track
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Valerie E. Boyer, PhD, CCC-SLP
E-Mail Address: valboyer@siu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
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: 147
Quantitative reasoning: 145
Analytical writing: 3.9
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
2.8-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 189
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 189
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 50
Part time: 0
Total: 50
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
24
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 24
Part-time students: 0
Total: 24
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 51
Part-time students: 0
Total: 51

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 64
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27