Department Data

This page provides broad data reports pertaining to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology). For additional information, please contact the department.

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CSAD Graduate Student Achievement Data

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National Listings

General Department data can be found at The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's (ASHA) EdFind, an on-demand, academic program search engine. Please visit http://www.asha.org/students/academic/EdFind/, click on Masters Program Search and search for California State University, Sacramento.

Campus Tracked Data

Sacramento State's Office of Institutional Research (OIR) maintains common data sets related to the campus and its departments. For departmental information please visit https://www.csus.edu/oir/Index.html and click on Departmental Fact Book. From there you can navigate to our departmental data.

Faculty

Last updated October 5, 2018

 Faculty Highest Degrees Ph.D. Au.D. MS MA Total
Full-Time 8 0 0 0 8
Part-Time 1 2 18 6 27

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Faculty Highest Degree Institution Year Area of Study

Full-Time Faculty

Dr. Lisa D'Angelo Ph.D. University of California at Davis 2016 Human Development: emphasis Language and Cognition
Dr. Tonia Davis PhD Vanderbuilt University 2016 Hearing and Speech Sciences
Dr. Laura Gaeta Ph.D. University of Oklahoma 2017 Audiology
Dr. Darla Hagge Ph.D. Chapman University, Orange, CA 2012 Education.  Emphasis in Disability Studies
Dr. Aishah Patterson Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2009 Speech and Hearing Science
Dr. Robert Pieretti Ph.D. University of California at Davis 2011 Education.  Emphases: Language, Literacy, and Culture and Second Language Acquisition
Dr. Celeste Roseberry-Mckibbin Ph.D. Northwestern University 1987 Speech-language pathology, language and cognition
Dr. Heather Thompson Ph.D. University of Utah 2015 Speech-Language Pathology
         

Part-Time Faculty

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Julia Ahlquist Tanner Au.D. Salus University George S Osborne College of Audiology 2010 Audiology
Jennifer Brickley M.A. California State University- Chico 2004 Communication Sciences and Disorders
Shauna Brown M.S. California State University- Sacramento 2010 Speech Pathology
James Chuchas M.A. California State University- Sacramento 1974 Speech Pathology
Lois DeMartini M.S. California State University, Sacramento 1992 Communication Sciences and Disorders
Kelly Dodge M.S. California State University, Sacramento 2009 Speech Pathology
Karen Faherty M.S. California State University, Sacramento 1998 Speech Pathology
Dana Farias M.S. University of North Texas  1999 Speech Pathology
Renee Garner M.S. California State University, Sacramento 1989 Speech Pathology
Sean Green M.S. California State University, Sacramento 2006 Speech Pathology
Keith Haberstock M.S. California State University, Sacramento 2003 Speech & Language Pathology
Debra Harms MA Washington State University 1994 Speech and Hearing Sciences
Nancy Higgins M.S. California State University, Sacramento 2003 Speech Pathology
Scott Jackson MS University of Arizona 1993 Speech-Language Pathology
Debra Johnson-Garcia MA  Truman State University, Kirksville, MO  1983  Speech-Language Pathology 
Sandy Kaul MA California State Univiersity, Northridge 1979 Communicative Disorders
Kelly Louney M.S. California State University, Sacramento 2003 Speech Pathology
James McCartney Ph.D. University of Washington 1974 Audiology
Marcella Mojibi M.S. California State University, Sacramento 2009 Speech Pathology
Kinzie Murphy M.S. California State University- Sacramento 1986 Speech Pathology and Audiology
Karen Oakley MS California State University, Sacramento 2006 Speech pathology
Andrea O'Donnell M.S. University of Nevada, Reno 2001 Speech Pathology and Audiology.
Elizabeth Posner M.A. California State University- Sacramento 1981 Speech Pathology
Charles Sanders Au.D. Pensylvania College of Optometry, Scool of Audiology 2007 Audiology
Lorette Shea MS University of the Pacific 2000 Speech-Language Pathology
Ragna Thordardottir M.S. California State University- Sacramento 2010 Speech Language Pathology
Kathryn  Vigil M.S. California State University, Sacramento 2007 Speech Pathology

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CSAD Graduate Student Achievement Data

PRAXIS Speech-Language Patholgy  Pass Rates

The Praxis®  examinations in audiology and speech-language pathology assess beginning practitioners' understanding of essential content and current practices. For more information, please visit:  https://www.asha.org/certification/praxis/ 

Last updated October 5, 2018

 Period      Year Number of Test-takers Taking the Exam   Number of Test-takers Passed  Pass Rate  
Recent Year September 2017-August 2018 31 30 97%
1 Year Prior September 2016-August 2017 33 33 100%
2 Years Prior September 2015- August 2016 33 32 97%
3 Year Average September 2015- August 2018 32.3 31.7 98%

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GPA of Applicants Receiving Admission Offer to the Classified Graduate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Last updated October 5, 2018 

Period Application Year Admission Year Average Overall GPA  Highest Overall GPA Lowest Overall GPA  Average Major GPA Highest Major GPA Lowest Major GPA
Recent Year 2017-2018 2018-2019 3.50 4.00 2.80 3.86 4.00 3.64
1 Year Prior 2016-2017 2017-2018 3.42 3.99 2.66 3.86 4.00 3.56
2 Years Prior 2015-2016 2016-2017 3.82 4.00 3.11  3.88  4.00 3.58
3 Year Average 2015-2018 2016-2019 3.58 4.00 2.86 3.86 4.00 3.59

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Number of Applicants to the Graduate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders

 Last updated October 5, 2018 

Period Application Year Admission Year Total Applicants NOT Admitted Admitted
Lack of space in the program Did not meet minimum admission criteria Withdrew application Admitted Fall Clinic Cohort  Admitted Spring Clinic Cohort
Recent year 2017-2018 2018-2019 113 44 (39%) 22 (19%) 11 (10%) 18 (16%) 18 (16%)
1 Year Prior 2016-2017 2017-2018 114 59 (52%) 16 (14%) 7 (6%) 16 (14%) 16 (14%)
2 Years Prior 2015-2016 2016-2017 92 39 (42%) 15 (16%) 6 (7%) 16 (17%) 16 (17%)
3 Year Average 2016-2019 106 47 (44%) 18 (17%) 8 (8%) 17 (16%) 17 (16%)

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Previous College Attendance for Admitted Students to the CSAD Graduate Program

 Last updated October 5, 2018 

Period Applicaiton Year Admit Year # Students Admitted Non-CSUS  CSUS 

Recent Year

2017-2018 2018-2019 36 0 36
1 Year Prior 2016-2017 2017-2018 32 0 32
2 Years Prior 2015-2016 2016-2017 32 1 31
3 Year Average 33 .33 33

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Number of graduates of the Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders program employed or pursuing further education within one year of graduation by location/setting. 

Last updated October 5, 2018

1 Year Emplyment Status Location/Setting

Period

Academic
Year Graduated
# graduates Unable to verify employmnent status # employed
in th
profession
within one year
of grad.
# Not employed
in CSD setting
within one year
of grad.
Pursuing Further Education Hospital Redsidential Health Care Nonresidential Health Care College/
university
School Private
Practice
Agency Unknown
setting
Other
CSD setting
Recent Year 2017-2018 35 5 (14%) 30 (86%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (20%) 2 (5%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (20%) 3 (9%) 11 (31%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
1 Year prior 2016-2017 33 0 (0%) 33 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (6%) 3 (9%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (21%) 6 (18%) 12 (36%) 3 (9%) 0 (0%)
2 Years Prior 2015-2016 33 0 (0%) 33 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (6%) 0 (0%) 6 (18%) 0 (0%) 10 (30%) 8 ( 24%) 5 (15%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%)
3 Year Average 34 2  (6%)  32 (94%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (12%) 2 (6%) 2 (6%) 0 (0%) 11 (33%) 6 (18%) 9 (26%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%)

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Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders program completion rates

Last updated October 5, 2018

Period

Academic Year
Fall-Summer
CSAD MS Degrees awarded Number Completing Later Than on Time Number Not Completing Completion Rate
Recent Year  2017-2018 36 0 0 100.00%
1 Year Prior (2016-2017) 2016-2017 34 0 0 100.00%
2 Years Prior (2015-2016) 2015-2016 32 0 0 100.00%
3 Year Average 34 0 0 100.00%

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Accreditation

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The master of science program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at California State University, Sacramento is 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, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

Current period of 8 years beginning December 1, 2011 through November 30, 2019.

119 CSU Sacramento SLP 2012 Approve Accreditation Letter and report.pdf

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