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Stephen F. Austin State University

Last Modified: 9/11/2018
College of Education
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PO Box 13019 SFA
Nacogdoches, TX 75962
Phone: (936)468-7109
Fax: (936)468-7096
E-mail Address: lprichardson@sfasu.edu
http://www.sfasu.edu/humanservices/69.asp

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2014 - 2022)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2021

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS), Other (Pre-Audiology)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education
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
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Students graduate with a minimum of 25 observation hours and up to 25 clinical assisting clock hours needed for state licensure.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
203

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 46
Part time: 9
Total: 55

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education
Program Director:
Lydia Richardson SLP.D., CCC/SLP
Clinic Director:
Deena Petersen 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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
on campus clinic for student practicum experience during the first year of CED program
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: speechpath@sfasu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 148
Quantitative reasoning: 146
Analytical writing: 3.4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.44 - 4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 139
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 139
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 53
Part time: 0
Total: 53
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 24
Part-time students: 12
Total: 36
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 70
Part-time students: 0
Total: 70

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 57
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 20
Part time: 0
Total: 20