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Hofstra University

Last Modified: 11/6/2018
Col of Health Prof and Human Svcs
Dept Speech-Lang Hrng Sciences
106 Davison Hall, Box 110
Hempstead, NY 11549
Phone: (516)463-5508
Fax: (516)463-5260
E-mail Address: wendy.c.silverman@hofstra.edu
http://www.hofstra.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2019

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Professions and Human Services
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
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 online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
99

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 28
Part time: 3
Total: 31

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Professions and Human Services
Program Director:
Jason H Davidow, PhD
Clinic Director:
Wendy Silverman, M.A., CCC-SLP
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Eligibility to apply for New York State Certification as Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities Advanced Certificate in Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology Dual-degree Program allows students (not applicable to all) to complete their BA and MA in 5 1/2 years
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: graduateadmission@hofstra.edu; autumn.samuels@hofstra.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: undergraduate degree
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 152
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4.5
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.12 - 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: 476
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 476
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 158
Part time: 0
Total: 158
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
23

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
42
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 44
Part-time students: 0
Total: 44
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 87
Part-time students: 0
Total: 87

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 52
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 39
Part time: 0
Total: 39