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Saint Louis University

Last Modified: 9/14/2017
Comm Sciences and Disorders
227 McGannon Hall
3750 Lindell Blvd
St Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314)977-2940
Fax: (314)977-3360
E-mail Address: travis.threats@health.slu.edu
https://www.slu.edu/doisy/degrees/graduate/communication-sciences-and-disorders-ma.php

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
Doisy College of 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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Other
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:
81

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 33
Part time: 0
Total: 33

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

General

Administrative Location:
Doisy College of Health Sciences
Program Director:
Travis T. Threats, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Emily Buxbaum, M.S., 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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
International Adoption Clinic Head Start contract Early Childhood Language/Literacy Center- pre-school housed within departments Clinic Partnership with urban community health center Cochlear implant aural rehabilitation program Intensive summer speech/language/literacy camps Contract with urban parochial elementary school Accent addition and pronunciation Contract with Casa de Salud - urban health center for native Spanish speakers
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Mitzi Brammer
E-Mail Address: mitzi.brammer@health.slu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: resume; completion of foundation courses (leveling) for student with undergraduate degrees not in CSD
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 151.5
Quantitative reasoning: 148.1
Analytical writing: 4.25
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.25-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 43
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 43
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 43
Part time: 0
Total: 43
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
14

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
45
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 43
Part-time students: 0
Total: 43
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 73
Part-time students: 0
Total: 73

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 46
Additional Requirements:
Other: Thesis is optional, replaces requirement for capstone project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 38
Part time: 0
Total: 38