Prepare for a career in speech-language pathology with a comprehensive clinical and academic education.
Learn to give others the gift of language with unique classroom and hands-on education. Our undergraduate and graduate speech-language pathology students benefit from small class sizes, mentorship by elite faculty and unparalleled clinical training at TCU’s Miller Speech & Hearing Clinic. Spanish-speaking students can learn to provide speech therapy across language barriers with the bilingual emphasis in our graduate program. For current speech-language pathologists with a passion for research, we offer a Ph.D. in Health Sciences with a focus in communication sciences and disorders.Visit Department Website
- Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanisms
- Language Development in Children
- Neurological Substrates of Communication and Swallowing
- Advanced Speech & Sound Disorders
- Communication Sciences & Disorders Study Abroad
Special Admission Requirements
There are no program-specific requirements for our undergraduate students. Learn about graduate program admission requirements at the MS in Speech-Language Pathology admission page.
What Sets Us Apart
Davies School of Communication Sciences & Disorders
At TCU, you’ll gain valuable clinical experience at our on-campus Miller Speech & Hearing Clinic. This speech-language pathology facility allows undergraduate students to receive faculty mentorship while working with real patients. And as a graduate student, you’ll have a choice of study abroad courses that offer perspective-broadening experiences in Asia, Australia, Europe and South America.
- 93% of our undergraduate speech-language pathology seniors were accepted into a graduate program prior to graduation in 2017.
- In 2017, 100% of MS in Speech-Language Pathology students completed the program, passed the Praxis certification exam and gained employment as speech-language pathologists.
- Employment of speech-language pathologists is expected to grow 21% between 2014 and 2024 (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
- The median income for speech-language pathologists is $74,410 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics).