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Fontbonne University

Last Modified: 8/29/2017
Dept of Comm Disorders & Deaf Ed
Speech-Lang Pathology Program
6800 Wydown Blvd
St Louis, MO 63105-3098
Phone: (314)889-1407
Fax: (314)719-8016
E-mail Address: kmatheny@fontbonne.edu
http://www.fontbonne.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 Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education & Allied Health Professions
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
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 12
Total dollar amount: $249,110
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 hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
52

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 20
Part time: 0
Total: 20

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education & Allied Health Professions
Program Director:
Lynne W. Shields, Ph.D. CCC-SLP BCS-F
Clinic Director:
Barb Meyer, M.A. CCC-SLP
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
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 12
Total dollar amount: $249,110
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Emphasis in Deafness Neurogenic Disorders
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Lynne Shields
E-Mail Address: lshields@fontbonne.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Data not available.
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.2-4.0
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: 231
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 231
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 75
Part time: 0
Total: 75
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
27
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 28
Part-time students: 0
Total: 28
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 51
Part-time students: 1
Total: 52

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 45
Additional Requirements:
Thesis
Other: portfolio, if thesis not elected
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 23
Part time: 0
Total: 23