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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Speech-Language Pathology

Program Statistics

 

 

Note: The Department has two graduate programs, a Traditional M.A. Program and a Special Cohort M.A. Program (effective Fall 2008). When applicable information is addressed given each specific program.

Employment Rates in the Profession Upon Program Completion

Academic Year

Number of Graduates

Percentage of Graduates

2012-2013
15
100%

2011-2012

38

100%

2010-2011

48

100%

2009-2010

11

100%

Student National Examination (Praxis) Passing Rates

Note: Effective Fall 2009 all students within both M.A. programs are asked to attempt the Praxis in the final semester of their graduate program (prior to graduation). Students are not required to pass this examination on the first attempt –or- to pass it prior to graduation. The data below represents TOTAL passing rates for both programs, given student first attempt prior to and/or after graduation.

Academic Year

Number of Students Who Attempted

Total Pass Rate

2012-2013
18
100%

2011-2012

40

97.5% (39 of 40 students passed)

2010-2011

48

100%

2009-2010

11

100%

Graduate Program Expected Completion Rates
WITH CSD Undergraduate Degree (Full-Time Status)

Program

Expected Length

Special Cohort M.A. Program

2.0 Years = 6 semesters consecutive, Fall, Spring, and Summer

Traditional M.A. Program

2.5 Years = 5 semesters, Fall and Spring only

WITHOUT CSD Undergraduate Degree

Note: The Department no longer accepts students to either graduate program without required undergraduate pre-requisites. As such, the time indicated below is reflective of enrollment in the program’s Master's Preparatory program prior to completion of one of the Department’s graduate programs.

Program

Expected Length

Special Cohort M.A. Program

Total of 3 years (9 semesters as follows):

Post-Baccalaureate:

1.0 year = 3 consecutive semesters, Fall, Spring, and Summer

Graduate Program:

2.0 Years = 6 consecutive semesters, Fall, Spring, and Summer

Traditional M.A. Program

Total of 3.5 years (8 semesters as follows):

Post-Baccalaureate:

1.0 year = 3 consecutive semesters, Fall, Spring, and Summer

Graduate Program:

2.5 Years = 5 semesters Fall and Spring only

Graduate Program Actual Completion Rates

Academic Year

Number of Graduates

Number of Students Who Completed Within Expected Completion Times

Number of Students Who Completed After Expected Completion Times

Number of Students Not Completing

2012-2013
15
100%
0
0

2011-2012

38

100%

0

2

2010-2011

48

100%

0

1

2009-2010

11

100%

0

0

Strategic Plan (2013-2016)

GOAL 1: Address additional avenues for collaboration with local school districts and medical settings for student and faculty research opportunities.

GOAL 2: Seek additional avenues of community outreach and community leadership, fostering increased community involvement in acquiring resources for the Department and the clinic.

GOAL 3: Revise undergraduate curriculum to include courses on the topic of counseling and behavior management.

GOAL 4: Seek avenues for faculty travel and continuing education funding.

 

Community Advisory Board

Community Advisory Board

 

Pictured left to right

  • Lynell Calkins, M.A.  -  Los Angeles County Office of Education
  • Sharlene Goodman, M.A.  -  Newport Speech and Language, Retired
  • Troy Hunt, Ed.D.  -  Cypress Unified School District
  • Jesse Coyle, M.A.  -  Schools and Private Practice
  • Sara Aguilar, M.A.  -  Los Angeles County Office of Education
  • Alaine Ocampo, Ph.D.  -  Oceanview Unified School District
  • Rose Haunreiter, M.A.  -  Huntington Beach Unified School District
  • Carole Mills, M.A.  -  ABC Unified School District