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Syracuse University

Last Modified: 12/1/2017
Dept of Comm Scis & Disorders
621 Skytop Road, Ste 1200
Syracuse, NY 13244
Phone: (315)443-9637
Fax: (315)443-4413
E-mail Address: csd@syr.edu
http://csd.syr.edu/index.html

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2009 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2017
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2009 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2017
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $168,406
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Integrated Learning Major in Neuroscience
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
55

Graduation

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

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Dr. Karen Doherty
Clinic Director:
Kim Lamparelli, M.S., CCC-SLP
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:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $168,406
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
New York State teaching certification, aphasia group therapy, LSVT, phonological preschool summer camp, See More Ultrasound training.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Soren Lowell
E-Mail Address: csd@syr.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: phone interview
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 154
Quantitative reasoning: 152
Analytical writing: 4.25
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.0-3.9
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 184
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 184
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 96
Part time: 0
Total: 96
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
76

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 22
Part-time students: 0
Total: 22
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 72
Part-time students: 0
Total: 72

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 46
Additional Requirements:
Other: Comprehensive exam or thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 36
Part time: 0
Total: 36

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Dr Karen Doherty
Clinic Director:
Joseph Pellegrino, Au.D.
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:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $168,406
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Tinnitus training, ABR testing, CAPD testing, and hearing aid fittings
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Kathy Vander Werff
E-Mail Address: csd@syr.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: phone interview
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 155
Quantitative reasoning: 153
Analytical writing: 4.28
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.0-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 88
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 88
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 41
Part time: 0
Total: 41
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
41

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 9
Part-time students: 0
Total: 9
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 35
Part-time students: 0
Total: 35

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 92
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 6
Part time: 0
Total: 6

Research Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Other (Combined AUD/PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
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.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $168,406
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Gerontology, pediatric, TBI, neuroscience
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Karen Doherty
E-Mail Address: csd@syr.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Faculty mentor
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 1
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
1
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 5
Part-time students: 0
Total: 5

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 83
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Pre-qualifying exam, guided research project, qualifying exam
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $168,406
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Concentration in neuroscience, gerontology, public health
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Karen Doherty
E-Mail Address: csd@syr.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Faculty mentor
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 1
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 83
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Pre-qualifying exam, guided research project, qualifying exam
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1