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Southern Connecticut State University

Last Modified: 8/7/2018
School of Health & Human Serv
Dept of Communication Disorders
501 Crescent St
New Haven, CT 06515
Phone: (203)392-5954
Fax: (203)392-5968
E-mail Address: purdym1@southernct.edu
http://www.southernct.edu/cmd

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health 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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Autism spectrum disorders
Craniofacial anomalies
Swallowing
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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 online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
198

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 59
Part time: 0
Total: 59

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health and Human Services
Program Director:
Mary Purdy
Clinic Director:
Kevin McNamara
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
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Autism spectrum disorders
Craniofacial anomalies
Swallowing
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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

Admission Contact:
Email Address: mccullaghj1@southernct.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Resume
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 155
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4.5
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.58-3.99
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 214
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 214
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 54
Part time: 0
Total: 54
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
45
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 45
Part-time students: 0
Total: 45
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 107
Part-time students: 0
Total: 107

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 66
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 57
Part time: 0
Total: 57