Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Curriculum

The Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology 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.

Degree Program

For students with undergraduate degrees in communication disorders, the MS in Speech-Language Pathology requires five semesters of full-time study. Students entering the program from other fields may need to complete prerequisite courses, in which case the program requires six semesters of full-time study. For complete admission and degree requirements, view the Graduate Catalog at catalog.utdallas.edu.