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 application process is now open. We look forward to reviewing applications in the Fall of 2016 for admission into the Summer 2017 cohort.
  • Plan on visiting our open houses
  • November 29
    7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET
    Information Session ONLINE SLP Masters Degree Program
  • November 19-27
    Thanksgiving Holiday.
  • December 10-16,
    Final Examinations
  • December 16,
    Graduate School Commencement
    7:00 p.m.
  • December 17,
    Undergraduate Commencement
    10:00 a.m.

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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