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South Carolina State University

Last Modified: 9/25/2017
Col of Grad & Prof Studies
Dept of Hlth Sci/Spch Path & Aud
PO Box 7427, 300 College St NE
Orangeburg, SC 29117
Phone: (803) 536-7063
Fax: (803)536-8593
E-mail Address: cjeffrie@scsu.edu
http://www.scsu.edu/academicprograms/speechpathologyaudiology.aspx

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Graduate and Professional Studies
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Hearing conservation
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
None
Minority Serving Institution:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
69

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 19
Part time: 0
Total: 19

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Arts (MA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Graduate and Professional Studies
Program Director:
Cecelia H Jeffries
Clinic Director:
Shirlain J Darby, MA
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Hearing conservation
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Cecelia H Jeffries, Ph.D
E-Mail Address: cjeffrie@scsu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: June 15
Application Process:
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 149
Quantitative reasoning: 149
Analytical writing: 3.7
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.10-3.6
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: 109
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 109
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 55
Part time: 0
Total: 55
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
35
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 29
Part-time students: 1
Total: 30
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 71
Part-time students: 6
Total: 77

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 46
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 36
Part time: 5
Total: 41