The strength of ULM's M.S. program in Speech-Language Pathology is evident in the Graduation/Program Completion Rate, the Speech-Language Pathology Praxis Examination results, and the Employment/Job Placement Rates of students within one year following graduation.
(Note: The expected completion time is based on the program's or the institution's standards for length of time to degree. It differs among programs depending on factors such as part-time study options, required internships, etc.)
From 2009-2012, 97.8% of the students who started the M.S. degree program in Speech-Language Pathology successfully obtained their degree. Students who did not complete the degree usually changed into a different field during the first semester or completed the requirements for the Speech-Language Pathology Assistant license.
|Academic Year||Number Admitted||Number Completed||Percentage|
|3 Year Totals/Average||46||45||98%|
Students demonstrate success on the national exam in Speech-Language Pathology that exceeds the national average. Between 2009 and 2012, 98% of the students who took the Praxis passed it within one year of graduation compared to the national average of 80%.
|ETS Cycle||Number of Students Who Took the Exam||Number of Students Who Passed the Exam||Percent of Students Who Passed the Exam|
|3 Year Totals/Average||45||44||98%|
From 2009-2012, within one year of graduation, 98% of the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology degree recipients were employed in the profession.
|Academic Year||Employment Rate in the Profession|
|3 Year Average||98%|