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University of Wisconsin, Whitewater

Last Modified: 10/14/2018
Dept of Comm Sciences & Disorders
1011 Roseman Bldg
Whitewater, WI 53190
Phone: (262)472-1301
Fax: (262)472-5027
E-mail Address: comdis@uww.edu
http://www.uww.edu/coeps/departments/comdis

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2014 - 2022)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2022

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education 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:
In the last three years: Finland, Sweden, Australia
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Hearing conservation
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $2,000,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
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
Other: UWS application fee

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
141

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 43
Part time: 2
Total: 45

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Professional Studies
Program Director:
Lynn Gilbertson, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Data not available.
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:
Hearing conservation
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $2,000,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
On-Site Practicum Experiences Aphasia Group Treatment Adult DD (classified as Intellectual disability) Preschool - emerging literacy AAC summer camps: Chatter Matters, UWW AVA camp Regional Partnerships Head Start Fort Health Care Mercy Health Systems Milwaukee Center for Independence
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: comdis@uww.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Other: UWS application fee
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Transcripts
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150.44
Quantitative reasoning: 149.16
Analytical writing: 4.03
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.19-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 256
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 256
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 54
Part time: 0
Total: 54
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
14
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 14
Part-time students: 0
Total: 14
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 23
Part-time students: 0
Total: 23

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 45
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Other: Portfolio
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 12
Part time: 0
Total: 12