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Eastern Illinois University

Last Modified: 10/30/2017
College of Sciences
Dept of Comm Disorders & Sci
600 Lincoln Ave
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
Phone: (217)581-2712
Fax: (217)581-7105
E-mail Address: rmthroneburg@eiu.edu
http://www.eiu.edu/commdis/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2017 - 2024)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2011)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2023

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of 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:
London, England & Paris, France; no specific institutions; locations may vary from year to year
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
1) Undergraduate Clinical Practicum 2) Opportunities for mentoring college-age students on the autism spectrum through the Autism Center.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
90

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 20
Part time: 0
Total: 20

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Sciences
Program Director:
Dr. Angela Anthony
Clinic Director:
Mrs. Trina Becker
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:
London, England & Paris, France; no specific institutions; locations may vary from year to year
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
1) Traditional masters program has 4 semesters of on-campus coursework and clinical experiences (summer-fall-spring-summer) and then two 14-week full-time internships, one in medical setting and one in education setting. 2) Opportunities for diagnostic experience with individuals of all ages and mentoring of college-age students on the Autism Spectrum through the Autism Center.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Rebecca Throneburg
E-Mail Address: rmthroneburg@eiu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Summer admission: December 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: Interview for Graduate Assistantships
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 149
Quantitative reasoning: 148
Analytical writing: 3.86
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.0-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 330
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 330
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 68
Part time: 0
Total: 68
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
13

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
31
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 32
Part-time students: 0
Total: 32
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 58
Part-time students: 15
Total: 73

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 59
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 26
Part time: 0
Total: 26