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University of Akron

Last Modified: 9/1/2017
College of Health Professions
Schl of Spch Lang Path & Aud
181 Polsky Bldg
Akron, OH 44325-3001
Phone: (330)972-6803
Fax: (330)972-7884
E-mail Address: slpainfo@akron.edu
http://www.uakron.edu/sslpa

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2015 - 2023)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2007)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2022

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
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:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Fluency
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $1,150,131
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
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:
112

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 34
Part time: 0
Total: 34

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
Program Director:
Jim Steiger, PhD
Clinic Director:
Andrea Brewer
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Fluency
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $1,150,131
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Auditory Verbal (Listening and Spoken Language) AAC
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Chuck Carlin, Ph.D.
E-Mail Address: carlin@uakron.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 17
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 152
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4.0
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.2-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 301
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 301
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 72
Part time: 0
Total: 72
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
17

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
60
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 34
Part-time students: 0
Total: 34
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 64
Part-time students: 1
Total: 65

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 64
Additional Requirements:
Data not available.
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 36
Part time: 0
Total: 36