Missouri State University
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
 

Program Effectiveness

The department offers the Bachelor of Science Degree with specializations in Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  The department also offers the Master of Science Degree with specialization in Speech-Language Pathology and Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing as well as a Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.).  The curriculum focuses on the academic, clinical and research foundations needed for a career in communication disorders. The program is designed to prepare the student to make decisions and to take appropriate, thoughtful action to identify and to meet the communication needs of individuals and families.

To ensure that students are well prepared to meet these needs the department has developed goals and objectives which can be accessed as follows:

Audiology Program Completion Rates: 3 year average = 95.83%

Period

# Completed Program Within

Expected Time Frame

# Completed Later than

Expected Time Frame

# Not Completing

Completion (%)

10-11 6 0 0 100
09-10 8 0 0 100
08-09 6 1 1 87.5

Audiology Program ETS Data (Praxis): 3 year average = 100%

Period

# of Students Taking the Exam

# of Students Failed Exam

Pass Rate (%)

10-11 8 0 100
09-10 6 0 100
08-09 8 0 100

 Audiology Employment Rates 3 year average = 95.2%

Academic YearEmployment Rate in Profession%
10-11 6 100
09-10 8 100
08-09 6 85.7

Speech-Language Pathology Program Completion Rates: 3 year average = 100%

Period

# Completed Program Within Expected Time Frame

# Completed Later than Expected Time Frame

# Not Completing

 Completion (%)

10-11 24 0 0 100
09-10 24 0 0 100
08-09 27 0 0 100

Speech-Language Pathology Program ETS Data (Praxis): 3 year average = 100%

Period# of Students Taking Exam# of Students Failed ExamPass Rate (%)
10-11 24 0 100
09-10 24 0 100
08-09 27 0 100

Speech-Language Pathology Employment Rates: 3 year average = 100%

Academic yearEmployment Rate in Profession%
10-11 24 100
09-10 25 100
08-09 27 100