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Brigham Young University

Last Modified: 9/28/2018
David O. McKay School of Education
Dept of Communication Discorders
133 John Taylor Building
Provo, UT 84602
Phone: (801)422-4318
Fax: (801)422-0197
E-mail Address: martin_fujiki@byu.edu
http://education.byu.edu/comd

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2015 - 2023)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2022

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
McKay School of Education
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $616,577
Federally 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:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
284

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 83
Part time: 0
Total: 83

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

General

Administrative Location:
McKay School of Education
Program Director:
Martin Fujiki
Clinic Director:
Lee Robinson
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
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $616,577
Federally 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:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: comdsec@byu.edu; sandy_alger@byu.edu; shawn_nissen@byu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 157
Quantitative reasoning: 152
Analytical writing: 4.4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.66-3.98
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 92
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 92
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 28
Part time: 0
Total: 28
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
28

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
20
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 17
Part-time students: 0
Total: 17
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 47
Part-time students: 0
Total: 47

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 48
Additional Requirements:
Thesis
Other: practicum, PRAXIS
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 0
Part time: 16
Total: 16