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.

Program Information

School: School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Program: Communication Disorders

Catalog page: MS

MS in Communication Disorders Fact Sheet

MS in Communication Disorders Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

GPA: Required

Test score required: Yes

GRE scores required

Letters of recommendation: Required

Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.

Admissions essay required: Yes

Deadlines: Click here for deadline dates.

Other application requirements:

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Chona Lucas
Office: CD 1.12 (Callier Center Dallas)

Possible Careers

Speech-language pathologist 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.



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