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Texas Christian University

Last Modified: 10/25/2018
Davies School of Comm Sci & Disorders
TCU Box 297450
Fort Worth, TX 76129
Phone: (817)257-7621
Fax: (817)257-5692
E-mail Address: l.flahive@tcu.edu
http://www.csd.tcu.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2015 - 2023)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2022

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Nursing & Health 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:
Ireland England Scotland Australia China Argentina Chile
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $4,000,000
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:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
135

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 35
Part time: 0
Total: 35

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Program Director:
Danielle Brimo
Clinic Director:
Lynn Flahive
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:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Ireland England Scotland Australia China Argentina Chile
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $4,000,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Emphasis in Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology (EBSLP)
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: janet.schwartz@tcu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 153
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4.5
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.50 - 4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 250
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 250
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 35
Part time: 0
Total: 35
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
20

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
20
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 20
Part-time students: 0
Total: 20
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 40
Part-time students: 0
Total: 40

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 43
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 20
Part time: 0
Total: 20

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Nursing & Health 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:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $4,000,000
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: c.watts@tcu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD graduate degree (for admission to post entry-level degree programs)
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 2
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 2
Part time: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
2

Enrollment

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

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 54
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0