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University of Washington

Last Modified: 10/23/2017
College of Arts & Sciences
Dept of Speech & Hrng Sciences
1417 NE 42nd St
Seattle, WA 98105-6246
Phone: (206)685-7402
Fax: (206)543-1093
E-mail Address: shgradv@uw.edu
http://sphsc.washington.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2020

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2018 - 2026)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2025

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & Sciences
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 14
Total dollar amount: $19,070,502
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Partnerships with on-campus and off-campus clinics Two options to help students finish all requirements. One option is for students pursuing other fields after graduation. It requires less upper division coursework. The other option, Communication Disorders, is for students pursuing graduate school in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
Other: SPHSC Department hard copy major application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
151

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 65
Part time: 0
Total: 65

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & Sciences
Program Director:
Kristie Spencer
Clinic Director:
Nancy Alarcon
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 14
Total dollar amount: $19,070,502
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Masters of Science, Medical Speech-Language Pathology
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Rakeb Million or Chrissie Chang
E-Mail Address: shgradv@uw.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: SSupplemental Application, Resume
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 158
Quantitative reasoning: 155
Analytical writing: 4.5
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.5-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 459
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 459
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 85
Part time: 0
Total: 85
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
42
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 42
Part-time students: 0
Total: 42
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 85
Part-time students: 0
Total: 85

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 108
Additional Requirements:
Data not available.
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total quarters: 8
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & Sciences
Program Director:
Kristie Spencer
Clinic Director:
Nancy Alarcon
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 14
Total dollar amount: $19,070,502
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:
Name: Rakeb Million or Chrissie Chang
E-Mail Address: shgradv@uw.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Supplemental Application, Resume
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 156
Quantitative reasoning: 154
Analytical writing: 4.0
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.17-4.03
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 143
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 143
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 36
Part time: 0
Total: 36
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
13
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 12
Part-time students: 0
Total: 12
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 51
Part-time students: 0
Total: 51

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 186
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total quarters: 15
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 10
Part time: 0
Total: 10

Research Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & 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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 14
Total dollar amount: $19,070,502
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique clinical affiliations
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Rakeb Million or Chrissie Chang
E-Mail Address: shgradv@uw.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application deadline for Summer 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: Statement of Purpose; & Supplemental Application
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 5
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 5
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 2
Part-time students: 0
Total: 2

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & 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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 14
Total dollar amount: $19,070,502
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Mentorship/Apprenticeship model
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Rakeb Million or Chrissie Chang
E-Mail Address: shgradv@uw.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application deadline for Summer 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: Statement of purpose; & Supplemental Application
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 8
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 8
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 3
Part time: 0
Total: 3
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 3
Part-time students: 0
Total: 3
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 6
Part-time students: 0
Total: 6

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & 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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 14
Total dollar amount: $19,070,502
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Mentorship/apprenticeship model
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Rakeb Million or Chrissie Chang
E-Mail Address: shgradv@uw.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application deadline for Summer 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: Statement of purpose; & Supplemental Application
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 4
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 3
Part time: 0
Total: 3
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 3
Part-time students: 0
Total: 3
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 6
Part-time students: 0
Total: 6

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0