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University of Louisiana, Lafayette

Last Modified: 9/18/2018
College of Liberal Arts
Dept of Communicative Disorders
PO Box 43645
Lafayette, LA 70504-3645
Phone: (337)482-6721
Fax: (337)482-1540
E-mail Address: rharris@louisiana.edu
http://speechandlanguage.louisiana.edu/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2019

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
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
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
246

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 60
Part time: 0
Total: 60

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
Program Director:
Dr. Nancye C Roussel, CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Ms. Julie Andries, CCC/SLP
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:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Specialty clinics in literacy, aphasia, spectrum disorders, and fluency. Affiliations with Aphasia Center of Acadiana, Southwest Region Scottish Rite Childhood Learning Center and Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: ncroussel@louisiana.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 147
Analytical writing: 3.6
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
2.8 - 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: 196
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 196
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 61
Part time: 0
Total: 61
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
15

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
35
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 35
Part-time students: 0
Total: 35
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 69
Part-time students: 0
Total: 69

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 33
Part time: 0
Total: 33

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
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
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: tetnowski@louisiana.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: April 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: November 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: April 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Identified mentor
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 22
Part-time Students: 1
Total: 23
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 9
Part time: 1
Total: 10
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 3
Part-time students: 1
Total: 4
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 23
Part-time students: 0
Total: 23

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 57
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
5