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Loma Linda University

Last Modified: 8/17/2018
Sch of Allied Health Professions
Dept of Comm Sciences and Disorders
Burden Hall Room B15
Loma Linda, CA 92350
Phone: (909)558-4998 (15878)
Fax: (909)558-4305
E-mail Address: drichie@llu.edu
http://www.llu.edu

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 Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Allied Health Professions
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 degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Data not available.
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:
42

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 26
Part time: 0
Total: 26

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Allied Health Professions
Program Director:
Karen Mainess
Clinic Director:
Jennifer St. Clair
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 degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Data not available.
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique feature: All 1st year graduate students rotate through 4 different specialty clinics (1 per academic quarter). Clinics include 1) Autism clinic, 2) Educational Fieldwork I (supervision by an educational SLP), 3) Medical Fieldwork I (supervision by a medical SLP), 4) Fluency clinic, 5) Voice clinic, 6) Accent Modification clinic, 7) Phonology clinic, and 8) Aural Habilitation clinic. Additionally, 2nd year graduate students complete one full-time academic quarter of Medical Fieldwork II and one full-time academic quarter of Educational Fieldwork II.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: drichie@llu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
CSD graduate degree (for admission to post entry-level degree programs)
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Personal Statement
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Data not available.
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.30-3.90
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: 169
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 169
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 32
Part time: 0
Total: 32
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
32
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 25
Part-time students: 0
Total: 25
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 56
Part-time students: 0
Total: 56

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Other: Research Project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total quarters: 7
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 30
Part time: 0
Total: 30

Clinical Post-Entry Level Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology (SLPD)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Allied Health Professions
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Data not available.
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
The SLPD program provides nationally certified, licensed speech-language pathologists an opportunity to upgrade their knowledge base within a convenient and flexible online format. Students are required to attend meetings on the campus on 3 occasions across 9 academic quarters: - Initial orientation - Capstone intensives - Final oral presentations
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: drichiellu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: ASHA CCC and current state professional license
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 8
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 8
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 8
Part time: 0
Total: 8
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
4
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 5
Part-time students: 0
Total: 5
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 15
Part-time students: 0
Total: 15

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 51
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Other: Publishable research manuscript
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total quarters: 9
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 5
Part time: 0
Total: 5