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Minnesota State University, Moorhead

Last Modified: 9/10/2018
College of Educ and Hmn Services
Dept of Sp/Lang/Hearing Sciences
1104 7th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56563
Phone: (218)477-2417
Fax: (218)477-4392
E-mail Address: monnie.soderberg@mnstate.edu
https://www.mnstate.edu/graduate/slp/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
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:
Costa Rica, Peru, Greece
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
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:
Unique features: pre-audiology emphasis; observation opportunities in on-campus clinic; simulated clinical experience in senior course; many service-learning opportunities in community; mentoring program (by grad students)
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
156

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 42
Part time: 0
Total: 42

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
Program Director:
Mary Drake
Clinic Director:
Vicki Riedinger
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:
Costa Rica, Peru, Greece
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
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:
Unique features: Regional Assistive Technology Center; Voice evaluations including transgender voice; telepractice; SPEAK OUT program; Voice and Message Banking, interprofessional education and collaboration with cleft palate clinic (ND Dept of Health) and with OT at Essentia Health, LSVT
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: paulnan@mnstate.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Other: Departmental application online
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: leveling courses without a CSD undergraduate degree
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 147.1
Quantitative reasoning: 142.6
Analytical writing: 3.86
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.50-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 126
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 126
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 36
Part time: 0
Total: 36
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
12

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
22
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 22
Part-time students: 0
Total: 22
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 42
Part-time students: 0
Total: 42

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 54
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: portfolio (if not a thesis)
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 24
Part time: 0
Total: 24