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University of Nebraska, Omaha

Last Modified: 10/31/2017
College of Education
Dept of Special Ed & Comm Dis
6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68182-0054
Phone: (402)554-2201
Fax: (402)554-3572
E-mail Address: unonsslha@mail.unomaha.edu
https://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-education/special-education-communication-disorders/graduate/speech-language-pathology.php

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

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:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
The University offers an undergraduate degree (Bachelors) that incorporates interprofessional education through the "Inclusive Early Childhood" major, combining early childhood general and special education and communication disorders emphasis
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
41

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 19
Part time: 0
Total: 19

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education
Program Director:
Kathy L Coufal
Clinic Director:
Jill Kumke
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:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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: Kathy Coufal
E-Mail Address: kcoufal@unomaha.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: GPA 3.0 or higher
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150.25
Quantitative reasoning: 147.55
Analytical writing: 3.98
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.08-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 78
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 78
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 35
Part time: 0
Total: 35
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
20
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 19
Part-time students: 0
Total: 19
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 37
Part-time students: 6
Total: 43

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 42
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Other: Completion of PRAXIS II Exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 16
Part time: 6
Total: 22