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University of New Hampshire

Last Modified: 10/31/2018
School of Hlth & Human Services
Dept. of Comm Sciences & Dsdrs
4 Library Way, Hewitt Hall
Durham, NH 03824-3836
Phone: (603)862-2110
Fax: (603)862-4511
E-mail Address: don.robin@unh.edu
http://www.unh.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2011 - 2019)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2019

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

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:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Australia, England for UG and Grad, University based UG opportunities.
Areas of Research:
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
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Other
Service delivery models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $150,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $72,500
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
minor in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Studies
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
109

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 45
Part time: 0
Total: 45

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
Program Director:
Don Robin
Clinic Director:
Dawn Zimmerman
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:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Australia, England for UG and Grad, University based UG opportunities.
Areas of Research:
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
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Other
Service delivery models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $150,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $72,500
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Option in Language and Literacy Disorders Option in Early Childhood Communication Disorders Option in Adult Neurogenic Communication Disorders Option in Self-designed
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: csd.department@unh.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Personal interview for candidates for graduate assistantship
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150.57
Quantitative reasoning: 147.18
Analytical writing: 4.09
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
2.94-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 138
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 138
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 62
Part time: 0
Total: 62
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
20
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 20
Part-time students: 0
Total: 20
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 43
Part-time students: 0
Total: 43

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 61
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 21
Part time: 0
Total: 21