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University of New Mexico

Last Modified: 10/22/2018
College of Arts & Sciences
Dept of Speech & Hrng Sciences
1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Suite 1300
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: (505)277-4453
Fax: (505)277-0968
E-mail Address: eelwell@unm.edu
http://shs.unm.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

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:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Mexico
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Swallowing
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $653,984
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $125,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
Native American-Serving, Nontribal Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
139

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 38
Part time: 0
Total: 38

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Barbara Rodriguez, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Sandra Nettleton, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Mexico
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Swallowing
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $653,984
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $125,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Bilingual specialization in speech-language pathology
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
Native American-Serving, Nontribal Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: eelwell@unm.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: minimum 9 CSD/SHS credit hours
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 153
Quantitative reasoning: 149
Analytical writing: 4.15
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.46-4.26
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 106
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 106
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 54
Part time: 0
Total: 54
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
9

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 27
Part-time students: 0
Total: 27
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 63
Part-time students: 0
Total: 63

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 54
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 27
Part time: 4
Total: 31