CD Graduate Program

NMSU Program in Communication Disorders

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The NMSU Program in Communication Disorders is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The CAA is the only accrediting agency for audiology and speech-language pathology education programs recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.
Graduate Admission Information class of 2015for Students interested in the Communication Disorders Graduate Program at New Mexico State University.

NMSU CD Graduate Program Overview

The NMSU Program in Communication Disorders is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The CAA is the only accrediting agency for audiology and speech-language pathology education programs recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.


The following information may be of interest to our current and prospective graduate students:

ENTERING GRADUATE CLASS OF STATISTICS:

YEAR OF ENTRY AVE GPA ( RANGE LO-HI) AVE GRE COMP %tile (Range Hi-Lo)
2016 3.67         (3.4-3.9) 43.53    (06-70)
2015 3.57         ( 3.1-3.9) 36.77    (12-69)

STUDENT OUTCOMES
Program Completion Rate 

Period # Completing Program within expected time Frame % Completing program within expected time frame
2015-2016 25 100
2014-2015 24 100
2013-2014 24 100
2012-2013 24 100
2011-2012 19 100
2010-2011 24 100
2009-2010 16 100

Praxis Examination Pass Rates of Graduates

Period # Taking Exam # passing exam Pass Rate (%)
2015-2016 17 *as of 8-1-16 17 100
2014-2015 24 24 100
2013-2014 24 24 100
2012-2013 24 24 100
2011-2012 19 17 90
2010-2011 24 23 96
2009-2010 16 16 100

Employment Rates of Graduates within One Year of Graduation

Period Employment Rate in Profession# of Graduates       % of graduates
2014-2016 To be reported To be reported
2014-2015 24 100
2013-2014 24 100
2012-2013 24 100
2011-2012 19 100
2010-2011 24 100
2009-2010 16 93

Program ASSESSMENT Rubrics

 

In the spring of 2014, the Communication Disorders Program began implementation of Assessment Rubrics in the areas of: Oral Presentation, Research and Writing.  We will post information on the assessment outcomes as they become available.

2014 Incoming Graduate Class Second Semester Writing results:

Percent of Students Achieving Proficiency Writing Category
100% Content
96% Organization
96% Critical Thinking
96% Language Use
100% Writing Convention

 

 

 

Information for Current Students in the NMSU CD Program


 

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