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Misericordia University

Last Modified: 7/31/2018
Dept Speech Language Pathology
301 Lake St.
Dallas, PA 18612
Phone: (570)674-8255
Fax: (570)255-3375
E-mail Address: progers@misericordia.edu
http://www.misericordia.edu/slp

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences and Education
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
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 degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $75,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Undergraduate Clinic, Cadaver Lab, Advanced Video Capture
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
143

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 32
Part time: 0
Total: 32

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences and Education
Program Director:
Glen Tellis
Clinic Director:
Lori Cimino
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
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 degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $75,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
fluency, voice, aphasia, literacy, dysphagia
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: msheridan@misericordia.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: March 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 164
Quantitative reasoning: 161
Analytical writing: 4.3
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.80-4.0
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: 231
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 231
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 36
Part time: 0
Total: 36
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
36

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 32
Part-time students: 0
Total: 32
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 68
Part-time students: 0
Total: 68

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 64
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 36
Part time: 0
Total: 36