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Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies

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Earn your Master's Degree!

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, applicants need to submit and/or have 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.

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Graduate School Application Requirements and Procedures

Contact Us

Frances Pomaville, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Graduate Coordinator and Professor