Rush University: Master of Science (MS)

Last Modified: 12/02/2022


Institution Information

Address:

Armour Academic Center
600 S. Paulina Street, Suite 1017
Chicago, IL 60612-3864

Phone Number:

(312)942-5743

Fax Number:

(312)942-7211

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) (2022 - 2029)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2029

General Program Information

Administrative Location:

College of Health Sciences

Combined Degree Programs Offered:

No

Program Director:

Shannon Theis, PhD

Study Abroad Opportunities:

No

Clinic Director:

Doreen Kelly Izaguirre, MA

Entire Degree Offered Online:

No

Minority Serving Institution:

No specific Department of Education Designation

Part-Time Enrollment:

No

Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:

No multicultural or bilingual emphasis

Postdoctoral Opportunities:

No

NSSLHA Chapter:

Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:

E-Mail Address: cds_info@rush.edu

Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:

Yes

Application Deadline(s):

Fall admission: January 1

Offer Prerequisite Courses:

No

Application Process:

CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)

Prerequisites Online:

No

Application Requirements:

Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: official college transcript(s)

Number of Applications Received:

Non International Applicants: 151
International Applicants: 0
Total: 151

GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:

3.15-4.0

Number of Admission Offers:

Non-International Applicants: 114
International Applicants: 0
Total: 114

Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:

Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4

Number of Admission Offers with Funding:

10

Enrollment

Target Class Size:

35

First-Year Enrollment:

Full time Students: 55
Part time Students: 0
Total: 55

Total Graduate Enrollment:

Full time Students: 91
Part time Students: 0
Total: 91

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:

Total semester credit hours: 67

Average Time to Degree (CED):

Total semesters: 5

Total Number of Degrees Granted:

Total: 36
Full time: 36
Part time: 0

Additional Requirements:

Comprehensive exam
Other: 1) Applied Topics Presentation; 2) Passing Praxis Exam

Institution Grants and Contracts

Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total $ Amount: 26346
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total $ Amount: 0
Federally funded training and career development grant(s): 0
Total $ Amount: 0
Federally funded other grant(s): 0
Total $ Amount: 0

Areas of Research

Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory /vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)

Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenic speech and language disorders (aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria)
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Diversity, equity, and inclusion

General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Telepractice

 
 

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