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Texas Woman's University

Last Modified: 11/8/2018
College of Health Sciences
Comm Sci & Dis/Speech-Lang Path
PO Box 425737
Denton, TX 76204-5737
Phone: (940)898-2025
Fax: (940)898-2070
E-mail Address: coms@mail.twu.edu
https://twu.edu/communication-sciences/graduate-programs/ms-speech-language-pathology/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2012 - 2020)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2001)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2019

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
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
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $140,520
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Students choose at the Undergraduate level to have a SLP track or Education of the Deaf/HH track.
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
Other: Departmental hard copy information form

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
101

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 29
Part time: 0
Total: 29

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences
Program Director:
Laura L Moorer
Clinic Director:
Melissa Stockholm and Paula Chance
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
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
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $140,520
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
The Distance venue is supported by a grant from Texas Educational Agency to ameliorate the shortage of SLPs working in the schools.
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: ptomlinson@twu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: CSD UG degree or postbac pre Masters leveling courses and ASHA prerequisite courses
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 152
Quantitative reasoning: 149
Analytical writing: 4.0
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.42-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 265
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 265
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 90
Part time: 0
Total: 90
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
30

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
35
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 31
Part-time students: 0
Total: 31
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 159
Part-time students: 2
Total: 161

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 61
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 7
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 32
Part time: 0
Total: 32