California State University, East Bay: Master of Science (MS)

Last Modified: 05/31/2023

Institution Information


College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sci
Dept of Speech, Lang. & Hearing Sciences
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
Hayward, CA 94542

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Program Accreditation Status


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) (2020 - 2028)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2027

General Program Information

Administrative Location:

College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences

Combined Degree Programs Offered:


Program Director:

Michelle Gravier, CCC-SLP, Ph.D.

Study Abroad Opportunities:


Clinic Director:

Shelley Simrin

Entire Degree Offered Online:


Minority Serving Institution:

Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)

Part-Time Enrollment:


Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:

No multicultural or bilingual emphasis

Postdoctoral Opportunities:


NSSLHA Chapter:


Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:

Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Project LISTEN with AAC Autism Spectrum Disorders: Project ASPIRE


Admission Contact:

E-Mail Address:

Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:


Application Deadline(s):

Fall admission: January 15, 2023

Offer Prerequisite Courses:

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

Application Process:

CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application

Prerequisites Online:


Application Requirements:

CSD Undergraduate degree
CSD Graduate degree (post entry-level degree programs)
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1

Number of Applications Received:

Non International Applicants: 288
International Applicants: 10
Total: 344

GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:


Number of Admission Offers:

Non-International Applicants: 27
International Applicants: 5
Total: 32

Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:

Data not available


Target Class Size:


First-Year Enrollment:

Full time Students: ND
Part time Students: ND
Total: 33

Total Graduate Enrollment:

Full time Students: ND
Part time Students: ND
Total: 77


Credit Hour Requirement:

Total semester credit hours: 46

Average Time to Degree (CED):

Total semesters: 5

Total Number of Degrees Granted:

Total: 24
Full time: ND
Part time: ND

Additional Requirements:

Comprehensive exam

Institution Grants and Contracts

Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total $ Amount: 0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 2
Total $ Amount: 744662
Federally funded training and career development grant(s): 0
Total $ Amount: 0
Federally funded other grant(s): 1
Total $ Amount: 146856

Areas of Research

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

General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)



Bachelor of Science (BS)
Master of Science (MS)