Major Adviser: E. W. Testut, Ph.D., Chair of Graduate Programs, email@example.com
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Council on Academic Accreditation accredits the graduate programs in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. The department offers two major areas of study.
· Academic and clinical requirements for the ASHA certificate of clinical competence in speech-language pathology (CCC-SLP).
Teacher of speech and hearing handicapped (TSHH) --- this program prepares students to meet:
· Academic and clinical requirements for the New York State permanent teaching certificate.
The programs are designed for full-time study, beginning in the fall of each year. Students entering without deficiency typically complete the program in approximately 16 months. However, the amount of time required to complete the degree programs depends on the student's clinical and academic background at time of admission.
For both programs, consideration for admission requires:
· an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution and
In addition, applicants to the TSHH program must meet one of the following three considerations upon matriculation:
· successful completion of New York State requirements for initial teaching certificate
Application for Admission
Submit all application materials to the Division of Graduate Studies by February 1 for fall admission. These must include:
· Application fee
Applicants whose baccalaureate major was not in speech-language pathology may apply for admission. However, if admitted, the graduate admissions committee will evaluate their undergraduate work to determine coursework to be completed prior to matriculation.
Students applying for graduate admission may apply for a graduate assistantship as well. The department awards assistantships each year based on scholarship and taxable salary. Students awarded graduate assistantships fulfill duties in the department as assigned. The application for assistantship deadline is February 1.