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University of Florida, Gainesville

Last Modified: 10/31/2017
College of Public Health & Health Prof
Dept of Speech Language & Hearing Sci
Box 100174
Gainesville, FL 32610-0174
Phone: (352)392-2114
Fax: (352)273-6545
E-mail Address: slhs-admissions@phhp.ufl.edu
http://www.slhs.phhp.ufl.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2016 - 2024)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2024

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2016 - 2024)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Other (Bachelor of Health Sciences)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
Yes
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Service Delivery Models
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $1,513,196
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
(1) opportunities for academic study and research collaboration with various public health disciplines; (2) opportunities to observe out-patient clinical activities in speech-language-hearing clinics housed in a health science center and staffed by our faculty; (3) opportunities to participate in research activities within the department and in on-campus research institutes; (4) department courses in American Sign Language and deaf culture.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
Other: Students who are enrolled at UF during freshman and sophomore years must complete a department-level online application for entry into the upper-division major. Students who wish to transfer from another college or university to the upper division major at UF must complete both a University-level online application and the department-level online application.

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
227

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 81
Part time: 0
Total: 81

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Program Director:
Kenneth J. Logan, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Lori-Ann Ferraro, M.A., CCC-SLP
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
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Service Delivery Models
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $1,513,196
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
(1) Department clinics are located in University of Florida Health Science Center and UFHealths in-patient and out-patient clinics; (2) Access to other UFHealth speciality clinics such as UF Craniofacial Clinic (in UF Dental School) and UFHealth Rehabilitation Hospital, located off campus in northwest Gainesville); (3) On-campus clinical placements in medical research centers (e.g., UFHealths Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration); (4) Collaborations with Public Health, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy programs.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Brenda McDonnell
E-Mail Address: slhs-admissions@phhp.ufl.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Other: Applicants who have completed another graduate degree previously at the University of Florida (e.g., Master of Education) must contact the UF Office of Admissions for additional instructions about the application process.
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Applicants who are non-CSD majors must show evidence of being on track to having successfully completed (a) pre-requisite courses in the normal bases of speech, language, and hearing, and (b) introductory courses in speech, language, and hearing disorders, prior to starting the graduate program. (These courses do not need to be entirely completed at the time of application; applicants merely need to show that the pre-requisite CSD courses can be completed by the start of graduate program.) Applicants also should show evidence of being on track to successfully completed 3 credits of coursework in each of the following areas: biological science, social science, physical science (chemistry or physics) and statistics, prior to starting the graduate program.
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 157
Quantitative reasoning: 153
Analytical writing: 4.30
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.30-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 228
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 228
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 57
Part time: 0
Total: 57
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
29
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 29
Part-time students: 0
Total: 29
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 55
Part-time students: 0
Total: 55

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 52
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Other: Capstone project is required: Thesis or Comprehensive exam, depending on whether student is in Thesis or Non-Thesis track, respectively.
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 29
Part time: 0
Total: 29

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Program Director:
Scott K. Griffiths, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Katherine Gray, Au.D.
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:
Mexico: UFs Project Yucatan provides a multi-disciplinary service learning experience for audiology students working with the predominantly Mayan residents of the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico. This program is a joint effort of the University of Florida, the Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, and the Asociación Yucateca Pro Deficiente Auditivo.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Service Delivery Models
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $1,513,196
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
International Collaboration ("Project Yucatan"); Adult and Pediatric Cochlear Implant programs; Public Health collaborations
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Scott Griffiths
E-Mail Address: slhs-admissions@phhp.ufl.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: 153.6
Quantitative reasoning: 153.3
Analytical writing: 4.27
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.26-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 122
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 122
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 39
Part time: 0
Total: 39

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 9
Part-time students: 0
Total: 9
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 39
Part-time students: 0
Total: 39

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 110
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 14
Part time: 0
Total: 14

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
Yes
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Service Delivery Models
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $1,513,196
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:
Name: Scott K. Griffiths, Ph.D.
E-Mail Address: slhs-admissions@phhp.ufl.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: June 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: October 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: GRE scores needed for international applicants
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 25
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 25
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 18
Part time: 0
Total: 18
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 18
Part-time students: 0
Total: 18
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 39
Part-time students: 0
Total: 39

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 45
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 32
Part time: 0
Total: 32

Research Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Public Health and Health Professions
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
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Service Delivery Models
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $1,513,196
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Ph.D. programs are individually designed to reflect the research interests of each student.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Lori Altmann
E-Mail Address: laltmann@ufl.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 3
Other: Contact with and determination of a faculty mentor
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

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

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Qualifying Examination
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Public Health and Health Professions
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 assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Service Delivery Models
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $1,513,196
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Ph.D. programs are individually designed to reflect the research interests of each student.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Lori Altmann
E-Mail Address: laltmann@ufl.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 3
Other: Contact with and determination of a faculty mentor
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 4
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
3
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 8
Part-time students: 0
Total: 8

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Qualifying Examination
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
3

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelors/research doctoral (e.g. BA/PhD)
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/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
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Service Delivery Models
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $1,513,196
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Ph.D. programs are individually designed to reflect the research interests of each student.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Lori Altmann
E-Mail Address: laltmann@ufl.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 3
Other: Contact with and determination of a faculty mentor
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 1
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

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

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Qualifying Examination
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0