Celebrating 150 Years at TCU

Academic Programs

The Davies School offers bachelor’s degree in either speech-language pathology or habilitation of the deaf and hard of hearing, a master's degree in speech-language pathology with or without a bilingual emphasis, and a Ph.D. in Health Sciences with an emphasis in communication sciences and disorders.

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Undergraduate Programs

Start your journey by learning critical thinking, scientific inquiry, interprofessional collaboration, and the ability to work in a global community.

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Graduate Programs

Take your career in communication sciences and disorders to a new level with a master's degree or Ph.D. from the Davies School at TCU.

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Opportunities in HDHH

The Habilitation of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HDHH) program, a BS degree track in the Davies School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, offers graduates the opportunity to be certified as an educator of the deaf and hard of hearing at all levels.

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Diversity in Speech-Language Pathology

The MS with an emphasis in bilingual SLP, a specialty track within the graduate Speech-Language Pathology program at TCU, was the first federally-funded bilingual SLP program in the U.S. and trained professionals since the 1970s.

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Mission Statement & Strategic Plan

Our mission is to advance the understanding and practice of COSD through the preparation of graduates who think and practice as ethical leaders by promoting scholarship, community clinical service, and cross cultural education.

Read our strategic plan to learn more about the future of the Davies School of Communication Sciences & Disorders.


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Miller Speech & Hearing Clinic

The Miller Speech & Hearing Clinic is located on TCU’s campus. The clinic offers superior clinical services to individuals of all ages with speech, language, hearing or swallowing impairments, and serves the Fort Worth community, the larger DFW metroplex and surrounding areas.

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Social Justice Statements

LGBTQ Statement

Given recent and ongoing attacks on LGBTQ people and LGBTQ studies in our state and in our community, the TCU Davies School of Communication Sciences and Disorders wishes to assert its values by affirming:

  • The Davies School of Communication Sciences and Disorders unequivocally supports and celebrates the LGBTQ students, staff, faculty and clients whose presence at TCU enriches its department and campus. Identity-based attacks on the community are unacceptable and will not be tolerated.
  • The Davies School of Communication Sciences and Disorders unequivocally supports the study of LGBTQ people, culture, politics, history, arts and theory as a vital component of its academic mission and of a liberal arts education.
  • The Davies School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is committed to preparing all students to service the community at large. It is its ethical responsibility to be inclusive in its teaching and practice.

As a School, it will hold itself accountable through humble practices for creating an equitable learning environment for LGBTQ people and in accordance with these statements.

Black Lives Matter Statement

The faculty and staff of the Davies School of Communication Sciences & Disorders join its Black community in grieving the death of George Floyd and all of the Black lives lost borne from racial prejudice. It stands against police brutality, racial injustice, systemic racism and intolerable prejudice and oppression, in any way, in our country.

The delivery of high-quality instruction for its students starts with the recognition of the value of every individual regardless of race, gender, religion or sexual orientation. Given current circumstances, the School recognizes the need to emphasize that Black Lives Matter and that it stands with the fight of its community: advocating for justice, equity and equality for Black students, professionals and the community it serves. The School reiterates its commitment with its community to expand its departmental efforts with initiatives that enhance equity and inclusion of historically under-represented populations.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


‘Chance to Dance’ Celebrates 10 Years
Guests at the TCU chapter of the NSSLHA’s Chance to Dance event in 2023, a prom-like event for individuals with intellectual and developmental d...
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Frogpreneur: Kenneth & Meghan Ruelas
Meghan Ruelas ’07 MS, CCC-SLP.  Photo provided by Meghan Ruelas. Meghan Ruelas ’07 MS, CCC-SLP, a Hattiesburg, Mississippi native, graduated high...
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Celebrating Our First-Gen Students
TCU has been supporting first-generation college students through its TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) since 1997. Some of Harris College’s F...
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Harris United: An Equity-Based Grading Approach
At the recent Harris United Lunch & Learn series event, Ahmed Rivera Campos, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Davies School of Communication Scie...
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Harris United: What Inclusive Instructors Do in Harris College
Jean Rivera Pérez investigates the use of technology in helping children learn a second language and expand their native tongue. Photo by Leo Wesson ...
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