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University of South Florida

Last Modified: 9/18/2017
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:
University of Sao Paolo, Brazil University College-London, UK
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 4
Total dollar amount: $1,250,000
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:
Yes
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:
363

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:
University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 4
Total dollar amount: $1,250,000
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:
Yes
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:
Name: Carolyn Ford
E-Mail Address: cford@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:
Verbal reasoning: 153
Quantitative reasoning: 149
Analytical writing: 4
Average GPA Score:
3.23-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, and anyone may register
Online Prerequisites:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 453
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 453
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 109
Part time: 0
Total: 109
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
70
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 75
Part-time students: 0
Total: 75
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 160
Part-time students: 0
Total: 160

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 62
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: 3 electives
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 63
Part time: 0
Total: 63

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Behavioral & Community Sciences
Program Director:
Jean Krause, 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:
University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 4
Total dollar amount: $1,250,000
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:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Jean Krause
E-Mail Address: jeankrause@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:
Verbal reasoning: 154
Quantitative reasoning: 153
Analytical writing: 4.25
Average GPA Score:
3.56-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, and anyone may register
Online Prerequisites:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 144
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 144
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 22
Part time: 0
Total: 22
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
17
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 17
Part-time students: 0
Total: 17
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 42
Part-time students: 0
Total: 42

Graduation

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

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)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 4
Total dollar amount: $1,250,000
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:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Stefan Frisch
E-Mail Address: sfrisch@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: 9
Part-time Students: 4
Total: 13
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 6
Part time: 4
Total: 10
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
7

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 5
Part-time students: 4
Total: 9
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 13
Part-time students: 4
Total: 17

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
2