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Minot State University

Last Modified: 11/5/2018
College of Education & Health Sc
Dept of Communication Disorders
500 University Ave West
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: (701)858-3031
Fax: (701)858-3845
E-mail Address: diane.pierson@minotstateu.edu
https://www.minotstateu.edu/cd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2019
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Health Sciences
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:
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $60,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
1-2 semesters of undergraduate clinical practicum
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
83

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 26
Part time: 0
Total: 26

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Health Sciences
Program Director:
Ann M. Beste-Guldborg
Clinic Director:
Robyn Walker, MS/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:
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $60,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
The program has a strong clinical focus with several in-house and outside practicum experiences including: Minot Cleft Palate Clinic, Infant Development, North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, Trinity Hospital, Adult Learning Center, Headstart, Trinity Nursing Home, Minot Health and Rehab Center, PACE, Job Core, Dakota Girls and Boys Ranch and several area schools and private practices. In addition graduate student choose their final externship site in the location of their choice, The school provides generalized speech language therapy practicum experience as well as specialized experiences in preschool language and literacy, dementia, swallowing, ALS Voice Banking, Stuttering, Aphasia, Aural Rehabilitation, School-based Speech Language Therapy and Concussion Management. In addition, students are allowed their choice of a final external practicum in practice sites across the US and Canada. Students can enroll in a collaborative Graduate Level Deaf and Hard-of-Hea
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: ann.beste.guldborg@minotstateu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: GPA 3.25 GRE Writing Score 3.5
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Analytical writing: 3.92
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.27 - 4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 118
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 118
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 64
Part time: 0
Total: 64
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
19

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
31
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 31
Part-time students: 0
Total: 31
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 52
Part-time students: 0
Total: 52

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 62
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 21
Part time: 0
Total: 21