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East Tennessee State University

Last Modified: 8/7/2018
Col of Clinical/Rehab Health
Dept of Aud & SLP
PO Box 70643
Johnson City, TN 37614-0643
Phone: (423)439-4272
Fax: (423)439-4350
E-mail Address: williamsck@etsu.edu
https://www.etsu.edu/crhs/aslp/speechpathology/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2019

Programs

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences
Program Director:
Dr. Brenda Louw
Clinic Director:
Dr. Teresa Boggs
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 College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences(CCRHS) initiated an interprofessional study abroad program in Spring 2018 to the University of Santa Maria, Puerto Rico, in which four SLP students participated.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism spectrum disorders
Craniofacial anomalies
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 4
Total dollar amount: $3,136,628
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $522,935
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
1. Nave Language Center for individuals with ASD and their families 2. Positive Eating Program (PEP) for children with sensory feeding disorders 3. Specialized adult clinics offered on campus(e.g.Concussion Management Program) and through the James H. Quillen Mountain Home VAMC 5. Concussion Management Program 6. Voice Clinic on campus
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: WILLIAMK@mail.etsu.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: CV/resume
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 149.63
Quantitative reasoning: 146.66
Analytical writing: 4.29
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.10 -4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 268
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 268
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 108
Part time: 0
Total: 108
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
13

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
35
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 35
Part-time students: 0
Total: 35
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 165
Part-time students: 2
Total: 167

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 48
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 32
Part time: 0
Total: 32

Clinical Entry Level Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences
Program Director:
Dr. Saravanan Elangovan
Clinic Director:
Dr. Saravanan Elangovan
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:
The College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences( CCRHS) initiated an interprofessional study abroad program in Spring 2018 to the University of Santa Maria, Puerto Rico.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism spectrum disorders
Craniofacial anomalies
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 4
Total dollar amount: $3,136,628
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $522,935
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
1. Two semester Vestibular Science sequence and associated clinic and research opportunities 2. Full semester Tinnitus Management course with associated clinic and research opportunities 3. Three-semester hearing aid/amplification systems sequence including full semester course devoted to implantable devices, and associated cochlear implant clinic opportunities 4. Veterans interprofessional polytrauma clinic 4. Specialized adult clinics offered through the James H. Quillen Mountain Home VAMC
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: SMURZYNS@mail.etsu.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: CV/resume
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 155
Quantitative reasoning: 149
Analytical writing: 3.9
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.24-3.88
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 59
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 59
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 23
Part time: 0
Total: 23
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
8
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 8
Part-time students: 0
Total: 8
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 35
Part-time students: 0
Total: 35

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 120
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Other: Presentation of capstone project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 7
Part time: 0
Total: 7