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St. Xavier University

Last Modified: 10/9/2018
College of Arts & Sciences
Dept of Communication Sciences & Dis
3700 West 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655
Phone: (773)298-3561
Fax: (773)298-3007
http://www.sxu.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2015 - 2023)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2022

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Nursing and Health 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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
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:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
92

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 21
Part time: 0
Total: 21

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Program Director:
Sarah Schellinger
Clinic Director:
Pamela Klick
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
1. National Stuttering Association Adult Support Group 2. Laryngectomy Support Group 3. Birth to Three Parent Education and Child Intervention Program in partnership with the Department of Education at Saint Xavier 4. Transition Program with young adults utilizing AAC devices in partnership with a local educational cooperative
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: condon@sxu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 151.47
Quantitative reasoning: 149.65
Analytical writing: 4.1
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.00-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 339
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 339
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 206
Part time: 0
Total: 206
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
23

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
35
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 34
Part-time students: 0
Total: 34
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 69
Part-time students: 0
Total: 69

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 49
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 34
Part time: 0
Total: 34