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Temple University

Last Modified: 11/5/2018
Dept of Comm. Sciences & Disorders
1701 N 13th St
Weis Hall Room 110
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: (215)204-7543
Fax: (215)204-5954
E-mail Address: dawn.dandridge@temple.edu
https://cph.temple.edu/commsci/home

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Public Health
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:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $1,376,270
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Certificate in Linguistics Certificate in ASL
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:
250

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 72
Part time: 6
Total: 78

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Public Health
Program Director:
Lisa Bedore
Clinic Director:
Beth Levine
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:
Guatamala
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $1,376,270
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $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:
Email Address: cph@temple.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
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: Baccalaureate degree
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 152
Quantitative reasoning: 155
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.18-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 405
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 405
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 118
Part time: 0
Total: 118
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
33
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 28
Part-time students: 0
Total: 28
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 58
Part-time students: 1
Total: 59

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 59
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Thesis option
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 28
Part time: 0
Total: 28

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Other (Doctor of Philosophy (Communication Sciences and Disorders))

General

Administrative Location:
College of Public Health
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $1,376,270
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Child Language, Bilingualism, Literacy, Adult Neurogenic Language Disorders
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: jodi.reich@temple.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 05
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Faculty member to sponsor/mentor
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 3
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 3
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
1
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 3
Part-time students: 0
Total: 3

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 45
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0