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Baylor University

Last Modified: 11/5/2018
Robbins College of Health and Human Sci
Dept Comm Sciences & Disorders
One Bear Place #97332
Waco, TX 76798-7332
Phone: (254)710-2587
Fax: (254)710-2590
E-mail Address: Diane_Loeb@baylor.edu
https://www.baylor.edu/csd

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 Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
Robbins College of Health & Human 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:
Africa
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
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:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
290

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 84
Part time: 0
Total: 84

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

General

Administrative Location:
Robbins College of Health & Human Sciences
Program Director:
Diane Loeb (Chair) and Jungjun Park (is the Baylor Graduate Program Director)
Clinic Director:
Deborah Rainer
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Africa
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
At this time, we do not offer specialty tracks; however, there are some unique features that we offer as part of our degree program: Language and Literacy Clinic, Voice Clinic (partnership with Music school), Early Language Lab, Feeding Clinic, Augmentative Communication Clinic, and Neuro Clinic.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: Elizabeth_Wittliff@baylor.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application deadline for Spring admission: September 15
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: bachelor degree
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 153
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.2-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 374
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 374
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 70
Part time: 0
Total: 70
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
60

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
60
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 40
Part-time students: 0
Total: 40
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 60
Part-time students: 0
Total: 60

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 45
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 4
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40