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Wayne State University

Last Modified: 10/26/2017
Communication Sciences & Disorders
207 Rackham Building
60 Farnsworth Street
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313)577-3339
Fax: (313)577-8885
E-mail Address: lihsieh@wayne.edu
http://www.clas.wayne.edu/csd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Accredited

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

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Genetics
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $311,591
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Direct client experience
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
100

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 33
Part time: 7
Total: 40

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Margaret Greenwald, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Karen OLeary
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
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Genetics
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $311,591
Federally 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: Kimberly Stewart
E-Mail Address: at6323@wayne.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
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: 151
Quantitative reasoning: 148
Analytical writing: 3.5
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.45-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 284
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 284
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 89
Part time: 0
Total: 89
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
40
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 39
Part-time students: 0
Total: 39
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 79
Part-time students: 0
Total: 79

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 57
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Research project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Margaret Greenwald, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Stephanie McLear, AuD
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Genetics
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $311,591
Federally 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: Kimberly Stewart
E-Mail Address: at6323@wayne.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 153
Quantitative reasoning: 148
Analytical writing: 4.
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.5-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 37
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 37
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 16
Part time: 0
Total: 16
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 6
Part-time students: 0
Total: 6
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 36
Part-time students: 0
Total: 36

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 122
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 10
Part time: 0
Total: 10

Research Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Genetics
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $311,591
Federally 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: Natalia Rakhlin, Ph.D.
E-Mail Address: natalia.rakhlin@wayne.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
1
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 1
Total: 1

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Qualifying exams, prospectus
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Genetics
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $311,591
Federally 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: Natalia Rakhlin, Ph.D.
E-Mail Address: natalia.rakhlin@wayne.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 6
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 6
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 4
Part time: 0
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
3
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 1
Total: 2
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 4
Part-time students: 5
Total: 9

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Qualifying exams, prospectus
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Genetics
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $311,591
Federally 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: Natalia Rakhlin, Ph.D.
E-Mail Address: natalia.rakhlin@wayne.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
1
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 1
Total: 1

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Qualifying exam; prospectus
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1