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Ball State University

Last Modified: 10/31/2017
College of Health
Dept of Spch Pathology & Aud
AC 104
Muncie, IN 47306
Phone: (765)285-8160
Fax: (765)285-5623
E-mail Address: mgermani@bsu.edu
http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/spaa/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2024

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health
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:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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:
One semester of on-campus clinical practicum experiences for undergraduate students meeting departmental criteria
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
287

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 73
Part time: 0
Total: 73

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health
Program Director:
Mary Jo Germani
Clinic Director:
Patty Couch
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:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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: Mary Jo Germani
E-Mail Address: mgermani@bsu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: letter of application/intent
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 146
Quantitative reasoning: 146
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.57-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 250
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 250
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 60
Part time: 0
Total: 60
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
40
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 42
Part-time students: 0
Total: 42
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 114
Part-time students: 0
Total: 114

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 56
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 49
Part time: 0
Total: 49

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health
Program Director:
Lauren Shaffer
Clinic Director:
Blair Mattern
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:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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: Lauren Shaffer
E-Mail Address: lashaffer@bsu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 149
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4.0
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.47-3.97
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 42
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 42
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 17
Part time: 0
Total: 17
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
8
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 8
Part-time students: 0
Total: 8
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 31
Part-time students: 0
Total: 31

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 100
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 12
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 7
Part time: 0
Total: 7