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California State University, Long Beach

Last Modified: 9/6/2017
Dept of Speech-Language Pathology
1250 Bellflower Blvd, LAB 102
Long Beach, CA 90840-2501
Phone: (562)985-4594
Fax: (562)985-4584
E-mail Address: academicresources@csulb.edu
http://www.csulb.edu/colleges/chhs/departments/communicative-disorders/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2011 - 2019)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2018
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism
Dementia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Bilingual/cultural diversity emphasis, specialized course and clinic in Autism, dysphagia, TBI, and AAC specialized courses
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
79

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 51
Part time: 0
Total: 51

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Arts (MA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
Program Director:
Carolyn Conway Madding
Clinic Director:
Carolyn Conway Madding
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:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism
Dementia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Bilingual/cultural diversity emphasis and specialized academic and clinical courses in autism, dysphagia, and traumatic brain injury.
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Pei-Fang Hung
E-Mail Address: pei-fang.hung@csulb.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 16
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Analytical writing: 4.0
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.6-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 310
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 310
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
32
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 32
Part-time students: 0
Total: 32
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 79
Part-time students: 0
Total: 79

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 41
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 16
Part time: 0
Total: 16