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Mississippi University for Women

Last Modified: 10/25/2017
College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Dept of Speech-Lang Pathology
1100 College St, MUW-1340
Columbus, MS 39701
Phone: (662)329-7270
Fax: (662)329-7460
E-mail Address: jtown@muw.edu
http://www.muw.edu/speech

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2011 - 2019)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2018

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
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:
Data not available.
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique clinical affiliations
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
82

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:
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Program Director:
Joy Townsend
Clinic Director:
Lynn Hanson
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:
Data not available.
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:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Bonner Whittington
E-Mail Address: brwhittington@muw.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: March 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: 3.0 GPA
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 147
Analytical writing: 3.95
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.54-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 102
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 102
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 20
Part time: 0
Total: 20
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
13
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 13
Part-time students: 0
Total: 13
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 26
Part-time students: 0
Total: 26

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 42
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 12
Part time: 0
Total: 12