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University of Houston

Last Modified: 9/20/2018
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: mtblake@uh.edu
http://www.uh.edu/class/comd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2018 - 2026)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2025

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
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $560,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
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:
190

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 51
Part time: 0
Total: 51

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:
Margaret Blake, PhD
Clinic Director:
Brigid Jane Tragesser, MA, CCC-SLP
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural 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
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $560,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Specialty Concentrations in (a) medical SLP, (b) pediatric SLP, (c) research
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: comd@central.uh.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: CSD Coursework
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 149.83
Quantitative reasoning: 147.30
Analytical writing: 3.99
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.10-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 223
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 223
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 72
Part time: 0
Total: 72
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
17

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
40
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 24
Part-time students: 11
Total: 35
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 52
Part-time students: 27
Total: 79

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: 27
Part time: 8
Total: 35