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University of Cincinnati

Last Modified: 10/31/2017
Communication Sciences and Disorders
3202 Eden Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0379
Phone: (513)558-8501
Fax: (513)558-8500
E-mail Address: csd@uc.edu
http://www.cahs.uc.edu/csd

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2015 - 2023)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2006)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2022

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2015 - 2023)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2022

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Allied 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:
Jamaica
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Physiology
Service Delivery Models
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $181,765
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $500,000
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:
208

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 67
Part time: 0
Total: 67

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Allied Health Sciences
Program Director:
Lisa Kelchner
Clinic Director:
Mrs. Krista Beyrer and Dr. Erin Redle
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire degree offered online:
Yes
Part-time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Jamaica Nicaragua
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Physiology
Service Delivery Models
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $181,765
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $500,000
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

Admission Contact:
Name: Katie Hykle
E-Mail Address: csd@uc.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Other: DL students do not use CSDCAS
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: 3.0 GPA, Bachelors Degree
Average GRE Score:
Verbal reasoning: 152
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4.23
Average GPA Score:
3.05-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 363
Part-time Students: 44
Total: 407
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 139
Part time: 22
Total: 161
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
23

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
103
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 83
Part-time students: 22
Total: 105
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 159
Part-time students: 78
Total: 237

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Research project
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 72
Part time: 21
Total: 93

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Allied Health Sciences
Program Director:
Lisa Kelchner
Clinic Director:
Dr. Katherine Russell and Dr. Gloria Valencia
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:
Mexico Nicaragua
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Physiology
Service Delivery Models
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $181,765
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $500,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Animal Audiology Certificate
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Katie Hykle
E-Mail Address: csd@uc.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: 3.0 GPA, Bachelors Degree
Average GRE Score:
Verbal reasoning: 151
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 3.9
Average GPA Score:
3.06-3.83
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 82
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 82
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 41
Part time: 0
Total: 41
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
15

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
16
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 16
Part-time students: 0
Total: 16
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 43
Part-time students: 12
Total: 55

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 93
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 12
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 0
Part time: 11
Total: 11

Research Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Allied Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire degree offered online:
No
Part-time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Physiology
Service Delivery Models
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $181,765
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $500,000
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

Admission Contact:
Name: Katie Hykle
E-Mail Address: csd@uc.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: March 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: 3.0 GPA, Resume, Narrative Goals Statement, Copy of Masters Thesis or evidence of other original research
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
1
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 4
Part-time students: 2
Total: 6

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
1

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Allied Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire degree offered online:
No
Part-time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Physiology
Service Delivery Models
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $181,765
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $500,000
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

Admission Contact:
Name: Katie Hykle
E-Mail Address: csd@uc.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: March 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: 3.0 GPA, Resume, Narrative Goals Statement, Copy of Masters Thesis or evidence of other original research
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 7
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 7
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 4
Part time: 0
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 4
Part-time students: 0
Total: 4
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 7
Total: 14

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
2

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Allied Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire degree offered online:
No
Part-time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Physiology
Service Delivery Models
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $181,765
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $500,000
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

Admission Contact:
Name: Katie Hykle
E-Mail Address: csd@uc.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: March 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: 3.0 GPA, Resume, Narrative Goals Statement, Copy of Masters Thesis or evidence of other original research
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 1
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
1
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 3
Part-time students: 0
Total: 3

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0