Graduate Studies

The master's degree is considered essential for the professional training needed for effective practice in Deaf Education or Speech-Language Pathology. The master's degree generally involves about two years of full-time study. The graduate program is open to students with communicative disorders (sciences) or related bachelor's degrees who have demonstrated the ability to excel at an advanced level as well as indicated great potential for success in academic work and clinical work.

In order to be considered for admission to the graduate program, the applicant needs to submit the following: (1) a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 units of any coursework and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in CSDS coursework; (2) three letters of recommendation; (3) a letter of intent; and (4) Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores. For more information about applying to one of our graduate programs, please visit the Grad School Application Requirements page. If you have further questions please email Dr. Fran Pomaville, Graduate Coordinator at

Graduate Speech - Language Pathology Strategic Plan