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Universidad del Turabo

Last Modified: 10/20/2017
School of Health Sciences
P.O. Box 3030
Turabo, PR 00778
Phone: (787)743-7979 (4019)
Fax: (787)704-2703
E-mail Address: mcenteno7@suagm.edu
http://salud.ut.suagm.edu/es/salud/masters-degree-sciences-speech-language-pathology

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2016 - 2024)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2023

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
School 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:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Swallowing
Voice 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:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
558

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 117
Part time: 0
Total: 117

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Science (MS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Sciences
Program Director:
Maria A. Centeno
Clinic Director:
Luisa M. Ramirez
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:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
A Research project is required for all students
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Lizette Lebron
E-Mail Address: llebron@suagm.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: March 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: EXADEP Test results (min. 450 points)
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Data not available.
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.00-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 45
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 45
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 30
Part time: 0
Total: 30
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 30
Part-time students: 0
Total: 30
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 77
Part-time students: 0
Total: 77

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 64
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: Take the PRAXIS examination and complete the KASA form
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 8
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 28
Part time: 0
Total: 28