James Madison University

Accreditation

The master’s  (M.S) and doctoral  (AuD) education programs in audiology and/or speech-language pathology at James Madison University are accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

The program meets requirements for relevant Virginia licensure.

High National Rankings


U.S. News and World Report on “America’s Best Graduate Schools” has consistently ranked the Department’s graduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology as among the top programs in the United States. Our current ranking is #39 for the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology. View Report.

**Student Outcome Data: High Achieving Students


Employment Rate in Profession
Academic Year SLP Graduates (%)
2015-2016 23/23 students (100%)
2014-2015 There is no DLVE graduating cohort for this academic year
2013-2014 8/8 students (100%)
2012-2013 There is no DLVE graduating cohort for this academic year
2011-2012 5/5 students (100%)
Praxis Pass Rate (Average Scores)
Academic Year SLP Graduates (%)
2015-2016 (24/24 students) 100% pass rate (178)
2014-2015 There is no DLVE graduating cohort for this academic year
2013-2014 (8/8 students) 100% pass rate (745)
2012-2013 There is no DLVE graduating cohort for this academic year
2011-2012 (5/5 students) 100% pass rate (700)
Students Completing Program
Academic Year Number completed within expected time frame Number completed later than expected time frame Number not completing Percentage completing
2015-2016 23  1   0   97%
2014-2015 There is no DLVE graduating cohort for this academic year
2013-2014 8 0 1 87%
2012-2013 There is no DLVE graduating cohort for this academic year
2011-2012 5 1 2* 75%

* Of the two students not completing their program in 2012, one left due to family/personal issues and the second discontinued due to poor academic performance.

Announcements


  • Our admissions process is now closed. The next cycle for online program applications will begin in Fall 2018, for admission into the Summer 2019 cohort. Please check MyMadison for application status.
  • Plan on visiting our open houses
  • March 6-10†
    Spring Break
    Classes do not meet
  • May 4-6†
    Commencement Ceremonies

Welcome from Program Director

PHOTO: Carol Dudding

Welcome to the website for the Online M.S. SLP program at JMU. This site is designed to assist you in your search for a quality, online master's degree program in speech-language pathology.

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