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Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Last Modified: 9/12/2017
College of Health Sci and Human Services
Dept of Comm Sci & Disorders
840 Wood St
Clarion, PA 16214
Phone: (814)393-2581
Fax: (814)393-2206
E-mail Address: jjareckiliu@clarion.edu
http://www.clarion.edu/academics/colleges-and-schools/college-of-health-sciences-and-human-services/department-of-communication-sciences-and-disorders/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2016 - 2024)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2023

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
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
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
265

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 80
Part time: 0
Total: 80

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
Program Director:
Janis M. Jarecki-Liu, Ph.D., CCC/SLP
Clinic Director:
Mary Pat McCarthy, D.Ed., CCC-SLP
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
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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: Janis Jarecki-Liu, Ph.D., CCC/SLP
E-Mail Address: jjareckiliu@clarion.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 31
Application deadline for Spring admission: January 31
Application deadline for Summer admission: January 31
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: 12 credits in normal aspects of speech, language and hearing, 3 credits in speech disorders, 3 credits in language disorders, 6 credits in audiology, including 3 credits in aural rehabilitation, 25 clinical observation hours, 3 credits in biological science, 3 credits in physical science, 3 credits in statistics, 3 credits in augmentative and alternative communication. Students can make up these courses if accepted into the graduate program.
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 145
Quantitative reasoning: 145
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.16-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 176
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 176
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 57
Part time: 0
Total: 57

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
60
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 57
Part-time students: 0
Total: 57
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 100
Part-time students: 0
Total: 100

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 50
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 4
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 58
Part time: 0
Total: 58