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University of South Florida

Last Modified: 10/3/2018
Coll of Behavioral & Cmnty Sci
Dept of Comm Sci & Dis
4202 E Fowler Ave PCD 1017
Tampa, FL 33620-8150
Phone: (813) 974-2006
Fax: (813) 974-0822
E-mail Address: vlmaldonado@usf.edu
http://www.usf.edu/cbcs/csd

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2013 - 2021)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2008)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2020

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2020

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Behavioral & Community 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:
Belize, UK, Italy, Switzerland
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Telepractice
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Anatomy and physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 18
Total dollar amount: $4,056,984
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Language, Speech, and Hearing Interpreter Training Deaf Studies
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
370

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 117
Part time: 0
Total: 117

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Behavioral & Community Sciences
Program Director:
Maria Brea-Spahn, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Felix Matias, M.S., CCC-SLP
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
Yes
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Belize, UK
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Telepractice
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Anatomy and physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 18
Total dollar amount: $4,056,984
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Listening and Spoken Language for Children with Hearing Loss
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: kjwasson@usf.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: 152
Quantitative reasoning: 149
Analytical writing: 3.92
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.10-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 421
Part-time Students: 30
Total: 451
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 143
Part time: 16
Total: 159
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
70
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 55
Part-time students: 14
Total: 69
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 118
Part-time students: 40
Total: 158

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 62
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: 3 electives
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 75
Part time: 0
Total: 75

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Behavioral & Community Sciences
Program Director:
Jungmee Lee, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Devon Weist, Au.D., CCC-A
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
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:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Belize, U.K.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Telepractice
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Anatomy and physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 18
Total dollar amount: $4,056,984
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:
Email Address: kjwasson@usf.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
Other: bachelors degree
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 154.9
Quantitative reasoning: 151.4
Analytical writing: 4.2
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.46-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 141
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 141
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 41
Part time: 0
Total: 41
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
17
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 16
Part-time students: 0
Total: 16
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 47
Part-time students: 0
Total: 47

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 120
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 13
Part time: 0
Total: 13

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Behavioral & Community Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
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
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Telepractice
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Anatomy and physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 18
Total dollar amount: $4,056,984
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:
Email Address: kjwasson@usf.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
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: 13
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 13
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 7
Part time: 0
Total: 7
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 6
Part-time students: 0
Total: 6
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 20
Part-time students: 2
Total: 22

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0