Thank you for your interest in our program.  The Masters of Communication Disorders Program is a two-year (six semesters) program in Speech-Language Pathology.  Thesis and nonthesis options are offered to our students.


     The master’s degree program in Speech-Language Pathology is one of the programs offered within the Department of Communication Disorders. The department is housed within the School of Allied Health Professions and includes state of the art classrooms and research laboratories.

     Our program is located in one of the most exciting cities in the U.S.!  We are surrounded by hospitals such as University Medical Center and the VA Hospital in which we have affiliation agreements for clinical training for our students.  Additionally, we have more affiliation agreements within a wide variety of clinical settings such as schools, private practices and  additional hospitals.  As a graduate student you will receive hands-on training in all areas of speech-language diagnostics and treatment with patients who have a wide variety of disorders. We serve communicatively disordered from a diverse population across the life span from infancy to geriatrics.  Onsite clinical experiences may include clients with:

Augmentative/alternative communication          Adult neurogenic disorders    
Speech sound disorders                                    School-Age language/literacy            
Literacy                                                              Social communication disorders (autism spectrum disorders)       
Fluency disorders
Voice disorders
Voice feminization 
Motor speech disorders

     The average pass rate for the PRAXIS examination by speech-language pathology graduates was 100% for the past three years. The program completion rate has been 95.83% for the past three years and 100% of our graduates are employed full-time.