May 28, 2022  
2019-20 Graduate Bulletin 
2019-20 Graduate Bulletin Archived

Speech-Language Pathology, M.S.

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A master’s degree in speech-language pathology is required for Texas licensure and for the Certificate of Clinical Competency by the American Speech Language Hearing Association. Upon completion of the master’s degree, the student must complete a clinical fellowship and pass a national examination to receive licensure and certification. The master’s program is nationally accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

Admission Requirements

Applicants are admitted to the Master of Science program in speech-language pathology only in the summer II semester of each year. The application deadline is Feb. 15. To be considered for admission review, the applicant must submit the following materials:

To Research and Graduate Studies - Send the following to Office of Research and Graduate Studies, P.O. Box 13024, SFA Station, Nacogdoches, TX 75962:

To the Program - The speech-language pathology graduate program utilizes the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service, which allows applicants the ability to collect and submit graduate application materials. The following materials are required:

  • transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • official copies of GRE scores
  • three letters of recommendation, including at least one from a professional in the field, one from an academic professional and one from any other source.
  • autobiographical letter of application indicating why you chose speech-language pathology as a possible career and any experience you have had in the field
  • bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders or equivalent (leveling coursework)
  • composite factor of at least 865 obtained by multiplying the combined verbal and quantitative GRE scores with the GPA of the last 60 undergraduate hours

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