Texas State University: Master of Arts (MA)

Last Modified: 04/19/2024


Institution Information

Address:

College of Health Professions
Dept Comm Disorders
200 Bobcat Way, Willow Hall, Room 253
Round Rock, TX 78665-8017

Phone Number:

(512)716-2624

Fax Number:

Program Accreditation Status

Accredited

This graduate education program is fully operational and in compliance with the Standards for Accreditation. See full accreditation status definition.

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS, MA) (2023 - 2031)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2030

General Program Information

Administrative Location:

College of Health Professions

Combined Degree Programs Offered:

No

Program Director:

Lori Stiritz, MA

Study Abroad Opportunities:

No

Clinic Director:

Renee Wendel, MS, CCC-SLP, Jessica Bowers, MS, CCC-SLP

Entire Degree Offered Online:

No

Minority Serving Institution:

Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)

Part-Time Enrollment:

No

Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:

Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis

Postdoctoral Opportunities:

No

NSSLHA Chapter:

Yes

Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:

Bilingual/multicultural Autism Fluency Neurogenics, Voice, and Swallowing Hearing and Related Disorders

Admissions

Admission Contact:

E-Mail Address: cdisgradprog@txstate.edu

Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:

Yes

Application Deadline(s):

Fall admission: January 15, 2024

Offer Prerequisite Courses:

Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register

Application Process:

University online application

Prerequisites Online:

No

Application Requirements:

CSD Undergraduate degree
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 3

Number of Applications Received:

Non International Applicants: 247
International Applicants: 12
Total: 259

GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:

3.34-4.0

Number of Admission Offers:

Non-International Applicants: 81
International Applicants: 3
Total: 84

Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:

My institution does not collect these data

Number of Admission Offers with Funding:

5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:

40

First-Year Enrollment:

Full time Students: 33
Part time Students: 0
Total: 33

Total Graduate Enrollment:

Full time Students: 65
Part time Students: 0
Total: 65

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:

Total semester credit hours: MS=36, MA=39

Average Time to Degree (CED):

Total semesters: 6

Total Number of Degrees Granted:

Total: 32
Full time: 32
Part time: 0

Additional Requirements:

Comprehensive exam
Other: Thesis for MA degree

Institution Grants and Contracts

Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total $ Amount: 821991
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total $ Amount: 0
Federally funded training and career development grant(s): 1
Total $ Amount: 1576750
Federally funded other grant(s): 0
Total $ Amount: 0

Areas of Research


Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Autism spectrum disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Craniofacial anomalies
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenic speech and language disorders (aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology

General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Diversity, equity, and inclusion

 
 

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