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University of Central Florida

Last Modified: 9/21/2018
College of Health Professions and Scienc
School of Comm Sciences and Disorders
PO Box 162215
Orlando, FL 32816-2215
Phone: (407)823-4798
Fax: (407)823-4816
E-mail Address: amy.casady@ucf.edu
http://www.healthprofessions.ucf.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions and 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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $1,800,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Accelerated bachelors to masters track;
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
727

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 149
Part time: 96
Total: 245

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions and Sciences
Program Director:
Richard Zraick
Clinic Director:
Debra Knox
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:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Brazil, Costa Rica
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $1,800,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
DHH grant program, schools consortium program, accelerated track
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: csdgraduate@ucf.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: October 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: resume
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 152
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4
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: 557
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 557
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 166
Part time: 0
Total: 166
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
14

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
105
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 94
Part-time students: 0
Total: 94
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 204
Part-time students: 0
Total: 204

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Praxis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 106
Part time: 0
Total: 106

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions and Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $1,800,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Language and Literacy, School Speech-Language Pathology
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: barbara.ehren@ucf.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Masters degree in related field
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

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

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 81
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Other: additional research study; manuscript submission
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1