Speech-Language Pathology Program

The mission of the Northeastern State University Speech-Language Pathology Program is two-fold:

  • To provide pre-professional undergraduate education leading to a Bachelor of Science as a prerequisite for admission to a master’s degree program in communication disorders
  • To provide graduate education leading to a Master of Science with the academic and clinical practicum experience necessary to meet requirements for:
    • The Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    • A license in speech-language pathology from Oklahoma Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology
    • The Oklahoma State Department of Education Standard Certificate in Speech-Language Pathology

Degree Programs

Mailing Address: 600 N. Grand Ave., Tahlequah, OK 74464
Physical Address: 800 N. Vinita Ave., Tahlequah, OK 74464
Phone Number: 918-444-3775
Fax Number: 918-458-9605
Email: jones179@nsuok.edu

The Master of Science Program in Speech-Language Pathology at Northeastern State University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

Program Completion Data
Period Number Completing in Expected Time Frame Number Completing Later than Expected Time Frame Number Not Completing Program Percentage
2016/2017 35
0 0 100%
2015/2016 37
0 0 100%

36 0 0 100%
3 - Year Average       100%
Curriculum/Educational Efforts Goals Curriculum/Educational Efforts Progress
Expand Satellite Clinic – Muskogee On hold
Establish Satellite Clinic – Broken Arrow Completed
School Contracts (continue/expand) 13
Increase adult client base In progress
Praxis Pass Rate
Period Number Taking Exam Number Passed Percentage
2016/2017 30
2015/2016 35 30 86%
2014/2015 29
3-Year Average     90%
Employment Rate in Profession
Academic Year Number Graduated Number Employed Percentage
2016/2017 35 34 99%
2015/2016 37 37
2014/2015 36
3 - Year Average     100%


Strategic Plan

Resources Goals Resources Progress
Student scholarships/GA positions 30 hours of GA positions
Investigate options for paid internships In progress
Create alumni network In progress
Facilities Goals Facilities Progress
Replace roof Completed
Remove asbestos Completed
Replace windows with energy efficient windows Completed
Improve aesthetics Completed
Remodel bathrooms Completed
Replace furniture Completed
Repair parking lot Completed
Repair foot bridge Completed
Pave parking lot In progress
Additional computer laboratory Completed
Video observation Partially completed, additional units needed