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University of Houston

Last Modified: 10/26/2017
Dept. of Comm. Sciences and Disorders
4455 Cullen Blvd, Rm 100
Houston, TX 77204-6018
Phone: (713)743-2897
Fax: (713)743-2926
E-mail Address: lmmaher@UH.edu
http://www.uh.edu/class/comd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2010 - 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2017
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS), Other (Post Bach Leveling Program)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
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:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Fluency
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $64,615
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $5,612
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
241

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 68
Part time: 0
Total: 68

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Arts (MA), Other (SLPA Certificate Program)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Program Director:
Lynn M Maher, PhD
Clinic Director:
Melissa Bruce, M.S., CCC-SLP, BRS-FD
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
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
Fluency
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $64,615
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $5,612
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
1) Medical SLP; 2) Pediatric SLP; 3) Bilingual SLP; 4) Research
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Michelle Ivey
E-Mail Address: mlivey@Central.UH.EDU
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: List of CSD classes
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 154
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 3.9
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.22-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 277
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 277
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 67
Part time: 0
Total: 67
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
23

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
42
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 27
Part-time students: 10
Total: 37
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 58
Part-time students: 25
Total: 83

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 49
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Evidence Based Practice Reports
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 29
Part time: 9
Total: 38