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Master of Science in Communication Disorders


The master of science in communication disorders degree program offers students unique clinical and academic opportunities. The program is housed at the UT Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders, known internationally for its programs of clinical service and research. The curriculum is designed around a core of critical competencies, but students have ample opportunity to select from a broad array of elective courses. Our extensive use of community resources provides students experience in a variety of real-life settings and gives them many options in choosing practicum and internship placements. Many research opportunities are available to students in areas such as child language, autism, speech-sound disorders, aging and cognitive neuroscience. Our program is ranked among the top 5 percent of graduate programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and our graduates have an employment rate of 100 percent.

Program Information

School: School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Program: Communication Disorders

Catalog page: MS

MS in Communication Disorders Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

GPA: Required

Test score required: Yes

GRE scores required

Letters of recommendation: Required

Completed Request for Recommendation (Requires Adobe Reader) forms from individuals able to judge your probable success in graduate school. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.

Admissions essay required: Yes

Deadlines: Click here for deadline dates.

Other application requirements:

Transcripts required


Chona Lucas
Office: CD 1.12 (Callier Center Dallas)

Possible Careers

Speech Pathologist; researcher in clinical, educational and medical settings 

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.