Speech Language Pathology - M.A. and Ph.D.

COLLEGE: College of Education, Health and Human Services

DEPARTMENT: School of Health Sciences
100 Nixson Hall
Tel: 330-672-2197
Fax: 330-672-2194
Web: www.kent.edu/ehhs/hs/index.cfm

For more information contact:
John Hawks
Coordinator of Graduate Studies
105A Music and Speech Center
330-672-0251
jhawks@kent.edu

DESCRIPTION: The Master of Arts in Speech Language Pathology trains competent speech-language pathologists to critically evaluate communication disorders and the methods used in the habilitation and rehabilitation of those disorders.

The Ph.D. in Speech Language Pathology is a highly flexible program of study in either speech-language pathology or in audiology.

ADMISSION
REQUIREMENTS:
Official transcript(s), GRE, goal statement and two letters of recommendation.
GRADUATION
REQUIREMENTS:

M.A.: The degree requires a minimum of 32 semester hours of graduate coursework including at least 16 semester hours at the 60000 level or above. A major consisting of 18 or more semester hours in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services is required.

Ph.D.:
Requirements include completion of 45 semester hours of precandidacy graduate work beyond the master’s degree and acceptable performance on a written and oral comprehensive examination. The 45 semester hours of precandidacy study consists of 24 hours in a major area of focus, 15 hours in two minor areas of focus, and 6 semester hours of research tool courses.

PROGRAM FEE: None
ACCREDITATION: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASLHA)—Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

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