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California State University, Chico

Last Modified: 10/18/2018
CMSD Program
Bld AJH 100
400 West 1st St
Chico, CA 95929-0350
Phone: (530)898-5871
Fax: (530)898-6612
E-mail Address: mjmcmillan@csuchico.edu
http://www.csuchico.edu/cmsd

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2010 - 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2018
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
Department of Communication Arts and Sciences, College of Communication and Education
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:
Autism spectrum disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
163

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 53
Part time: 0
Total: 53

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

General

Administrative Location:
Department of Communication Arts and Sciences, College of Communication and Education
Program Director:
Suzanne Bonneau Miller, PhD., CCC-A/SLP
Clinic Director:
Kenyan Martin, M.A.
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:
Autism spectrum disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: ssteffani@csuchico.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 145
Analytical writing: 4.0
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
2.87-3.99
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: 177
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 177
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 26
Part time: 1
Total: 27
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
24
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 23
Part-time students: 1
Total: 24
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 48
Part-time students: 0
Total: 48

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 56
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 4
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25