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Louisiana Technical University

Last Modified: 9/18/2018
College of Liberal Arts
School of Communication
PO Box 3165
Ruston, LA 71272-0001
Phone: (318)257-4764
Fax: (318)257-4492
E-mail Address: bheiman@flash.net
http://liberalarts.latech.edu/communication/language/index.php

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2021

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2021

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Service delivery models
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
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:
84

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 24
Part time: 0
Total: 24

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
Program Director:
Kerrilyn Phillips
Clinic Director:
Lori King
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:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Service delivery models
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Students have a miniumum of 3 different clinical rotations prior to graduation.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: kphillip@latech.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Other: Plus Graduate School Application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: minimum GPA 3.2
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 3.5
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.2-3.88
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: 159
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 159
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
10

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 25
Part-time students: 0
Total: 25
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 50
Part-time students: 0
Total: 50

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 65
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total quarters: 7
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 18
Part time: 0
Total: 18

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
Program Director:
Melinda Bryan
Clinic Director:
Matthew D. Bryan
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:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Service delivery models
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Students have a miniumum of 5 different clinical rotations prior to fourth year residency.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: melinda@latech.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Other: Plus Graduate School Application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: minimum GPA 3.2
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 3.0
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.20-3.89
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 60
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 60
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 6
Part time: 0
Total: 6
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
6
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 6
Part-time students: 0
Total: 6
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 18
Part-time students: 0
Total: 18

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 133
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Other: Qualifying exams; portfolio
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total quarters: 15
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 3
Part time: 0
Total: 3