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Nova Southeastern University - SLP Program

Last Modified: 11/12/2018
Patel College of Health Care Sciences
Department of Speech-Language Pathology
6100 Griffin Road
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33314
Phone: (954)262-7726
Fax: (954)262-2851
E-mail Address: bloome@nova.edu
http://healthsciences.nova.edu/slp/masters/index.html

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2016 - 2024)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2005)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
Yes
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:
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Anatomy and physiology
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:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
143

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 19
Part time: 7
Total: 26

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

General

Administrative Location:
Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences
Program Director:
Wren S. Newman
Clinic Director:
Leslie Kyrimes
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:
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Anatomy and physiology
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:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: btachick@nova.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: April 02
Application deadline for Summer admission: January 02
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 2
Other: Cumulative GPA of 3.2
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Data not available.
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.20-3.93
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 1824
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 1824
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 207
Part time: 0
Total: 207
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
240
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 190
Part-time students: 0
Total: 190
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 798
Part-time students: 0
Total: 798

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 53
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Students must earn a grade of Pass on the completion of the portfolio
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 9
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 205
Part time: 0
Total: 205

Clinical Post-Entry Level Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology (SLPD)

General

Administrative Location:
Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care 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:
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Anatomy and physiology
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:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: btachick@nova.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: May 31
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD graduate degree (for admission to post entry-level degree programs)
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 38
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 38
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 8
Part time: 0
Total: 8
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
18
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 8
Part-time students: 0
Total: 8
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 42
Part-time students: 0
Total: 42

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 53
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Completion of Curriculum Core Classes
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 9
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 8
Part time: 0
Total: 8