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Central Michigan University

Last Modified: 10/31/2017
College of Health Professions
Dept of Comm Sciences & Disorders
2159 Health Professions Building
Mt Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: (989)774-1323
Fax: (989)774-2799
E-mail Address: lehma1me@cmich.edu
https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/CHP/hp_academics/communications_disorders/Pages/default.aspx

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2010 - 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2017
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS), Other (Bachelor of Applied Arts (BAA))

General

Administrative Location:
The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, Department of Communication Disorders
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:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Dementia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Other
Service Delivery Models
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
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:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
290

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 71
Part time: 0
Total: 71

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

General

Administrative Location:
The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, Department of Communication Disorders
Program Director:
Mark E. Lehman, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Theresa Jones, M.A., CCC-SLP
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:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Dementia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Other
Service Delivery Models
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
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:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Suzanne S. Woods, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
E-Mail Address: suzanne.woods@cmich.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Summer admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 2
Average GRE Score:
Verbal reasoning: 149
Quantitative reasoning: 146
Analytical writing: 4
Average GPA Score:
3.14-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, and anyone may register
Online Prerequisites:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 211
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 211
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 94
Part time: 0
Total: 94
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
46

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
40
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 40
Part-time students: 0
Total: 40
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 81
Part-time students: 0
Total: 81

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 62
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 41
Part time: 0
Total: 41

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

General

Administrative Location:
The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, Department of Communication Disorders
Program Director:
Mark E. Lehman, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Nicole Ferguson, Au.D., CCC-A
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:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Dementia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Other
Service Delivery Models
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
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:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Michael Stewart, Ph.D, CCC-A
E-Mail Address: stewa1mg@cmich.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Open House
Average GRE Score:
Verbal reasoning: 149
Quantitative reasoning: 147
Analytical writing: 4
Average GPA Score:
3.21-3.99
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, and anyone may register
Online Prerequisites:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 85
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 85
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 35
Part time: 0
Total: 35
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
35

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
16
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 14
Part-time students: 0
Total: 14
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 51
Part-time students: 0
Total: 51

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 115
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Other: Clinical Fellowship
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 12
Part time: 0
Total: 12