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University of Vermont

Last Modified: 11/5/2018
UVM-E.M. Luse Center
489 Main Street-407 Pomeroy Hall
Burlington, VT 05405
Phone: (802)656-3861
Fax: (802)656-2528
E-mail Address: Dale.Thibault@uvm.edu
https://www.uvm.edu/cnhs/csd

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2019

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Nursing and Health 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:
St. Kitts West Indies
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
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:
We offer CSD students Peer Advising, elective coursework in Autism, and a chapter of the National Student Speech, Language, Hearing Association.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
96

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 19
Part time: 8
Total: 27

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Program Director:
Shelley L. Velleman, Ph.D., CCC-SLP & Michael S. Cannizzaro, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Sharon Cote, M.S. 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:
St. Kitts West Indies
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
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:
Clinical Simulation Lab. On-line SLPA and prerequisite programs. Collaborations include: UVM interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs in Neuroscience; Vermont Interdisciplinary Leadership Education for Health Professionals LEND program; Vermont Department of Health Craniofacial Team; affiliated University of Vermont Medical Center departments: Department of Surgery (Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery) – Voice Clinic, Resonance/Nasopharyngoscopy Clinic, and Otology/Audiology Rounds; Department of Pediatrics – assessment of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities (MCHB LEND Program); Vermont Center for Children, Youth, and Families in Psychiatry – Autism Assessment Center.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: cnhs@uvm.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 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: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
2.77-4
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 123
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 123
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 60
Part time: 0
Total: 60
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
18
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 18
Part-time students: 0
Total: 18
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 31
Part-time students: 0
Total: 31

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 53
Additional Requirements:
Other: Portfolio (counts as comprehensive exam) and one of the following: thesis, research project, or EBP project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 13
Part time: 0
Total: 13