M.A. On Campus

Communication Disorders

Texas State University

12 months
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The Master of Arts (M.A.) degree with a major in Communication Disorders at Texas State University is clinically oriented and is designed to prepare clinicians for employment in hospitals, clinics, private practice, and public schools.


The Communication Disorders program at Texas State University meets the minimum education and clinical requirements for state licensure as a speech-language pathologist and for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The academic program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of ASHA.

Candidates for the communication disorders master’s degree are encouraged to earn a passing score on the Praxis Examination in Speech-Language Pathology before graduation and substitute a passing score for the required departmental graduate comprehensive examination.


The university operates the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic on a twelve-month basis and is nationally known as a treatment center for communication disorders. Graduate students utilize the clinic for research in addition to clinical training experiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Stuttering Therapy
  • Language Disorders in School-Age and Adolescence
  • Articulation and Phonological Disorders: Assessment and Intervention
  • Neuromotor Disorders of Speech: Description and Rehabilitation
  • Vocal Rehabilitation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee or
  • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
  • baccalaureate degree in communication disorders or leveling coursework from a regionally accredited university 
  • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in undergraduate communication disorders courses
  • GRE not required
  • prerequisite course form
  • resume/CV
  • statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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