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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Last Modified: 11/27/2017
College of Science and Technology
Audiology & Speech Pathology
400 E 2nd St 338 Centennial Hall
Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301
Phone: (570)389-5381 (4436)
Fax: (570)389-5022
E-mail Address: sawan@bloomu.edu
http://www.bloomu.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2019

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Science and Technology
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
ELL Program Specialist certificate program
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
224

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 52
Part time: 0
Total: 52

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Science (MS), Other (Post-bacc IONM certificate)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Science and Technology
Program Director:
Shaheen N. Awan, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Jennifer Alberti, M.S.
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
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Clinical Instrumentation course incl. extensive experience with laryngeal stroboscopy; two dysphagia courses; an independent required course on cleft palate/craniofacial disorders; extensive practicum experiences
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Shaheen N. Awan
E-Mail Address: sawan@bloomu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Applicants from ther than CSD degree programs may complete a 30 credit prerequisite program.
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 151
Quantitative reasoning: 149
Analytical writing: 4.3
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.25-3.98
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 207
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 207
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 48
Part time: 0
Total: 48
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
28
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 28
Part-time students: 0
Total: 28
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 56
Part-time students: 0
Total: 56

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 55
Additional Requirements:
Data not available.
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 28
Part time: 0
Total: 28

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Science and Technology
Program Director:
Shaheen N. Awan, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Jennifer Alberti, M.S.
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
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Intraoperative monitoring, Balance Disorders
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Cara Tolan
E-Mail Address: ctolan@bloomu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Applicants from ther than CSD degree programs may complete a 30 credit prerequisite program.
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 146
Quantitative reasoning: 144
Analytical writing: 3.5
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
2.60-3.99
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 64
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 64
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 28
Part time: 0
Total: 28
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
15
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 15
Part-time students: 0
Total: 15
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 45
Part-time students: 0
Total: 45

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 120
Additional Requirements:
Data not available.
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 7
Part time: 0
Total: 7