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University of Akron

Last Modified: 8/15/2018
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
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, 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:
113

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 35
Part time: 17
Total: 52

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:
Katie Boarman
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
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
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:
Email 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: 151
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4
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: 275
Part-time Students: 60
Total: 335
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 70
Part time: 27
Total: 97
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
32
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 36
Part-time students: 61
Total: 97
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 64
Part-time students: 61
Total: 125

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: 35
Part time: 17
Total: 52