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 clinical service and research programs. The curriculum is designed around a core of critical competencies, but we understand choice is important in the development of clinical interests and career goals, so our 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 the selection of on and off-campus 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 five percent of graduate programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and our graduates have an employment rate of 100 percent.

The program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Career Options

Graduates of the program are qualified for positions as a speech-language pathologist in clinical, educational and medical settings.

Application Requirements

Degree requirements: Admission to the Communication Disorders Program is based on a review of the applicant's transcripts, GRE scores, letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose.

GPA: Required

Test score required: Yes

Admissions essay required: Yes

Deadlines: Applications for spring admission are due September 15. Applications for summer and fall admission are due February 15.