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University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Last Modified: 10/31/2017
College of Liberal Arts
Dept of Spch-Lang-Hrng Sciences
164 Pillsbury Dr SE, 115 Shevlin
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0279
Phone: (612)624-3322
Fax: (612)625-7586
E-mail Address: schla001@umn.edu
https://cla.umn.edu/slhs

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2019

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
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:
Undergraduate Study Abroad options vary. See: https://umabroad.umn.edu/programs/
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $827,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $40,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
185

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 63
Part time: 0
Total: 63

Non-Clinical Masters in Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology or Speech and Hearing Science

Enrollment

Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 10
Part-time students: 0
Total: 10

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 9
Part time: 0
Total: 9

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Arts (MA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
Program Director:
Robert Schlauch, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Becky Lulai
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:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $827,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $40,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Erin Flannery
E-Mail Address: slhsgrad@umn.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 05
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 157
Quantitative reasoning: 152
Analytical writing: 4.5
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.23-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 325
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 325
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 98
Part time: 0
Total: 98
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 31
Part-time students: 0
Total: 31
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 61
Part-time students: 0
Total: 61

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 58
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: OR Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 4
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 22
Part time: 0
Total: 22

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
Program Director:
Robert Schlauch, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Sarah Angerman, Ph.D.
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/PhD)
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:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $827,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $40,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Erin Flannery
E-Mail Address: slhsgrad@umn.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 05
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Transcript
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 154
Quantitative reasoning: 151
Analytical writing: 4.0
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.14-3.99
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 62
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 62
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
9
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 9
Part-time students: 0
Total: 9
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 32
Part-time students: 0
Total: 32

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 102
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 8
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 9
Part time: 0
Total: 9

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Master’s/clinical doctoral (e.g., MA/CScD)
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
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $827,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $40,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Liza Finestack
E-Mail Address: finestac@umn.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 05
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 10
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 10
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 4
Part time: 0
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
3
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 3
Part-time students: 0
Total: 3
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 15
Part-time students: 0
Total: 15

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 62
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1