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Loyola University Maryland

Last Modified: 10/30/2017
Dept of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences
8890 McGaw Rd
Columbia, MD 21045
Phone: (410)617-7650
Fax: (410)617-7737
E-mail Address: ejaguilar@loyola.edu
http://www.loyola.edu/speech

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2019

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
Loyola 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:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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:
167

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 61
Part time: 0
Total: 61

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

General

Administrative Location:
Loyola College of Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Janet Preis
Clinic Director:
Kara Tignor
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:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Interdisciplinary clinics; two clinical centers (Belvedere Square and Columbia); specialty clinics; collaboration with local schools and hospitals; out-of-state externships; voice disorders clinic, brain injury rehabilitation program
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Mechelle Palmer
E-Mail Address: mjpalmer@loyola.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: prereq courses for non CSD majors
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 151
Quantitative reasoning: 149
Analytical writing: 4.1
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.07-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 346
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 346
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 173
Part time: 0
Total: 173
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
66

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
52
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 48
Part-time students: 0
Total: 48
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 102
Part-time students: 0
Total: 102

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 59
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 51
Part time: 0
Total: 51