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SUNY at Buffalo

Last Modified: 10/31/2017
College of Arts & Sciences
Dept of Comm Disorders & Sci
3435 Main St, 122 Cary Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3004
Phone: (716)829-2797
Fax: (716)829-3979
E-mail Address: cdsdept@buffalo.edu
http://cdswebserver.med.buffalo.edu/drupal/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2024

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 7
Total dollar amount: Data not available.
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
177

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 51
Part time: 0
Total: 51

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Ling Yu Guo
Clinic Director:
Dr. Susan Roberts
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 7
Total dollar amount: Data not available.
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Virginia Majewski
E-Mail Address: vmajewsk@buffalo.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score:
Verbal reasoning: 153
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4.5
Average GPA Score:
3.1 0 4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 183
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 183
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 50
Part time: 0
Total: 50
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 30
Part-time students: 0
Total: 30
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 59
Part-time students: 0
Total: 59

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 43
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: EIther Comprehensive exam or thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Bo Hu
Clinic Director:
Data not available.
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:
China
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 7
Total dollar amount: Data not available.
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Master of Business Administration track/degree
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Virginia Majewski
E-Mail Address: vmajewsk@buffalo.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score:
Verbal reasoning: 153
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4.5
Average GPA Score:
3.1 - 4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 62
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 62
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
9
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 9
Part-time students: 0
Total: 9
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 40
Part-time students: 0
Total: 40

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 75
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Other: Clinical Gateway exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 9
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 12
Part time: 0
Total: 12

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 7
Total dollar amount: Data not available.
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Virginia Majewski
E-Mail Address: vmajewsk@buffalo.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 5
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 5
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 2
Part time: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 8
Part-time students: 0
Total: 8

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Two other research projects and three presentations
Research doctoral degrees granted:
2