Communication Sciences and Disorders, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 57 Hours

Courses
Suggested Plan of Study
Fall - 1st Year
CDIS 5713Fluency Disorders3
CDIS 5193Motor Speech Disorders3
CDIS 5143Phonological Disorders3
CDIS 5210Advanced Practicum3
Spring - 1st Year
CDIS 5334Voice and Resonance Disorders4
CDIS 5153Neurological Communication Disorders3
CDIS 5113Advanced Language Disorders in Children3
CDIS 5210Advanced Practicum3
Summer - 1st Year
CDIS 5210Advanced Practicum3
CDIS 5163Dysphagia3
CDIS 5422Augmentative/Alternative Communication2
Fall - 2nd Year
CDIS 5013Evidence-Based Practice3
CDIS 5183Traumatic Brain Injury and Dementia3
CDIS 5210Advanced Practicum3
Spring - 2nd Year
CDIS 5210Advanced Practicum3
CDIS 5243Language and Literacy Disorders in School-Age and Adolescence3
CDIS 5533Autism Spectrum Disorder: Assessment & Intervention of Communication Deficits3
Hours Subtotal51
Thesis
CDIS 5000Masters Research & Thesis6
Hours Subtotal
Total Hours57

Prerequisite Requirements

  • Students with a Bachelor's Degree in a discipline other than communication sciences and disorders must complete 24 semester hours of prerequisite coursework before being admitted to the graduate program. These students should apply to the graduate school as a "Special Student (Non-Degree Seeking)." Prerequisite courses include CDIS 2223, CDIS 3313, CDIS 4313, CDIS 3203, CDIS 3123, CDIS 4023, CDIS 4423 and CDIS 3113. Check individual courses for grade requirements. 

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 51 Hours

Courses
Suggested Plan of Study
Fall - 1st Year
CDIS 5713Fluency Disorders3
CDIS 5193Motor Speech Disorders3
CDIS 5143Phonological Disorders3
CDIS 5210Advanced Practicum3
Spring - 1st Year
CDIS 5334Voice and Resonance Disorders4
CDIS 5153Neurological Communication Disorders3
CDIS 5113Advanced Language Disorders in Children3
CDIS 5210Advanced Practicum3
Summer - 1st Year
CDIS 5210Advanced Practicum3
CDIS 5163Dysphagia3
CDIS 5422Augmentative/Alternative Communication2
Fall - 2nd Year
CDIS 5013Evidence-Based Practice3
CDIS 5183Traumatic Brain Injury and Dementia3
CDIS 5210Advanced Practicum3
Spring - 2nd Year
CDIS 5210Advanced Practicum3
CDIS 5243Language and Literacy Disorders in School-Age and Adolescence3
CDIS 5533Autism Spectrum Disorder: Assessment & Intervention of Communication Deficits3
Hours Subtotal51
Total Hours51

Prerequisite Requirements

  • Students with a Bachelor's Degree in a discipline other than communication sciences and disorders must complete 24 semester hours of prerequisite coursework before being admitted to the graduate program. These students should apply to the graduate school as a "Special Student (Non-Degree Seeking)." Prerequisite courses include CDIS 2223, CDIS 3313, CDIS 4313, CDIS 3203, CDIS 3123, CDIS 4023, CDIS 4423, and CDIS 3113. Check individual courses for grade requirements.

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.