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SUNY at Buffalo

Last Modified: 10/31/2018
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
https://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/cds.html

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)
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $4,175,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
256

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 54
Part time: 0
Total: 54

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)
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $4,175,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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

Admission Contact:
Email Address: cdsjeff@buffalo.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
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 for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 151
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4.1
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
2.98-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 194
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 194
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 62
Part time: 0
Total: 62
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
10

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
35
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 30
Part-time students: 0
Total: 30
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 65
Part-time students: 0
Total: 65

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 43
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: EIther Comprehensive exam or thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 31
Part time: 0
Total: 31

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)
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $4,175,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
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:
Email Address: bhu@buffalo.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
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 for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 146
Analytical writing: 3.8
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.11-3.97
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 85
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 85
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
13
First-Year Enrollment:
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
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 9
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 10
Part time: 0
Total: 10

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)
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $4,175,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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

Admission Contact:
Email Address: cdsjeff@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: 1
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 3
Part-time students: 2
Total: 5

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Two other research projects and three presentations
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0