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The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.More information
Curious if you qualify for admission into our graduate program? The graduate application process is competitive, so meeting these criteria does not guarantee admission, as the cohort size is limited each year. Check out the criteria below to determine if you are eligible to apply:
We know the application process for graduate school can be overwhelming, so we are here to help! Below is an admission checklist for your reference. Use this checklist to make sure you have completed all of the steps in the application process. The checklist includes links to all of the websites and documents you will need in order to complete your application. If you have any questions or concerns, contact the online graduate program coordinator. Application for the summer 2018 graduate cohort opens on August 2, 2017. (Do not use any application materials or instructions that you downloaded prior to July 1, 2017)
The UW-Eau Claire CSD grad program application process is now handled by CSDCAS.
All application materials are due by November 1, 2017. Applications that are incomplete after this date will not be reviewed. It is your responsibility to meet the deadline requirements.
Yes, we are fully accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). Successful completion culminates in a Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Our curriculum prepares students to meet academic and practicum requirements for national certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and state licenses to work in public schools, as well as non-school and medical settings (See Credentialing and Licensing Information).
Wisconsin is a SARA state (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement) and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is a SARA-approved institution.
"The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement is an agreement among member states, districts and territories that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs. It is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in another state." http://nc-sara.org/
Important Notice to Students: If you are considering an online academic program that leads to a professional license, it is highly recommended you contact the appropriate licensing agency in the state where you plan to apply for your license before beginning your academic program. SARA does not provide reciprocity for state professional licensing requirements. Academic programs and individual graduates must meet standards set by that state's licensure requirements in order for a graduate to be eligible for a license.
The SARA provision for this requirement can be found on pg. 10 herein: http://nc-sara.org/content/faqs
The Communication Sciences & Disorders graduate program at UW‐Eau Claire prepares students for licensure in the state of Wisconsin. Students are responsible for obtaining information about licensure in any other state.
All coursework is completed online over a three-year period, with measurement of competencies taking place on campus in Eau Claire during three required residency sessions, each one week in length. You will begin the program in residency on our campus one full week of June, 2018. Your second and third residency weeks will be scheduled in 2019 and 2020, respectively. (See Program Residency Requirements). You are also encouraged to come to campus 2-3 days before the May commencement ceremony at the end of the third year to complete program/certification requirements.
This is a part-time graduate program and all students are expected to register for 2-6 credits each term. Students earn a total of 54 graduate credits: 36 credits of coursework (See Academic Requirements) and 18 credits of clinical practicum (See Clinical Requirements). Students are admitted as a cohort and must move through the program together (See Program Overview Chart). Some students may need to add other credits in order to meet credential and/or licensure standards. These additional courses may include human or animal biology, chemistry or physics, child/human development, statistics, neurology, sign language, assessment and treatment for voice, articulation/phonology, child language, fluency, hearing disorders (aural rehabilitation), and guided clinical observation (during which you earn 25 observation hours). Students with such deficiencies may apply to the graduate program, but must understand that additional coursework will be required before beginning the program or during the course of the program. You must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 to remain in good standing. All students must successfully complete a written comprehensive examination prior to graduation. For additional information refer to the current CSD Online Graduate Program Handbook.
For applicants reapplying to our online graduate program:
Submit a new University application at https://apply.wisconsin.edu.You will not have to pay another application fee if you are re-applying within two years (four full semesters) of your initial application to our graduate program.
Complete an application through the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Services (CSDCAS) at https://www.capcsd.org/csdcas-student-page beginning August 2. The deadline for receipt of all materials is November 1, 2017. It is your responsibility to meet the deadline requirements. Contact CSDCAS customer service with questions and problems: 617-612-2030 or email@example.com.
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