You do not have JavaScript Enabled on this browser. Please enable it in order to use the full functionality of our website.

University of Iowa

Last Modified: 10/4/2018
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Communication Sciences & Disorders
119 SHC
Iowa City, IA 52242-1012
Phone: (319)335-8719
Fax: (319)335-8851
E-mail Address: mary-yotty@uiowa.edu
https://clas.uiowa.edu/comsci/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2011 - 2019)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2018
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2011 - 2019)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2018
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts & 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:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 9
Total dollar amount: $21,753,951
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State 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:
273

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 49
Total: 49

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Program Director:
Eileen Finnegan
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 9
Total dollar amount: $21,753,951
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State 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: mary-yotty@uiowa.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
Other: Bachelors degree
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 158
Quantitative reasoning: 155
Analytical writing: 4.5
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.6-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 228
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 228
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 189
Part time: 0
Total: 189
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
11

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 25
Part-time students: 0
Total: 25
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 25
Part-time students: 23
Total: 48

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 38
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: comps or thesis; not both required
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 0
Part time: 23
Total: 23

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Program Director:
Carolyn Brown
Clinic Director:
Data not available.
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
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:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 9
Total dollar amount: $21,753,951
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State 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: mary-yotty@uiowa.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
Other: Bachelors Degree
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 156
Quantitative reasoning: 154
Analytical writing: 4.3
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.16-3.99
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 57
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 57
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 22
Part time: 0
Total: 22
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
7

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 0
Total: 7
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 27
Part-time students: 4
Total: 31

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 95
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Other: Qualifying Exam each year
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 10
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 5
Part time: 0
Total: 5

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
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:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 9
Total dollar amount: $21,753,951
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State 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: mary-yotty@uiowa.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
Other: Bachelors Degree
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 11
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 11
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 2
Part time: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
4
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 2
Part-time students: 0
Total: 2
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 7
Total: 14

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Thesis
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
3