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Truman State University

Last Modified: 8/7/2017
Department of Communication Disorders
100 E. Normal Street
Kirksville, MO 63501-4221
Phone: (660)785-4669
Fax: (660)785-7424
E-mail Address: ateten@truman.edu
http://comdis.truman.edu/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Sciences 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:
Mexico study-abroad through Truman State University
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Dementia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Service Delivery Models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Clinical opportunities in Mexico Study Abroad program. Partnership with A.T. Still University for interprofessional education Partnership with Greenwood Autism Center (beginning Fall, 2018)
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
142

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 31
Part time: 0
Total: 31

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Sciences and Education
Program Director:
Amy Teten
Clinic Director:
Melissa Passe
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:
Mexico study-abroad through Truman State University
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Dementia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Service Delivery Models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Clinical opportunities in Mexico Study Abroad program. Clinical opportunities with Missouri First Steps program (ECI) Partnership with A.T. Still University for interprofessional education
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Amy Teten
E-Mail Address: ateten@truman.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application deadline for Spring admission: September 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 4
Other: transcripts from all undergraduate institutions; GPA of at least 3.0
Average GRE Score:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 147
Analytical writing: 4.3
Average GPA Score:
3.0-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 118
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 118
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 77
Part time: 0
Total: 77
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
21

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
35
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 27
Part-time students: 1
Total: 28
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 58
Part-time students: 1
Total: 59

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 39
Additional Requirements:
Other: Clinical Process Commentary; take PRAXIS exam; completion of clinical clock hours (400); completion of Trumans Acquisition of Skills and Knowledge form
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 29
Part time: 0
Total: 29