BS Habilitation of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
This unique undergraduate program provides the opportunity to prepare for the following careers at graduation: an early interventionist (birth to three-years-old), an educator of the deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) at all levels (early childhood through high school), a general education teacher at the elementary school level (early childhood through 6th grade), an itinerant teacher for mainstreamed DHH students, and/or a sign language interpreter.
BS Speech-Language Pathology
This undergraduate program prepares students for a career in speech-language pathology or audiology and meets the standards for certification as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist as outlined by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. In Texas and some other states, students with a BS in speech-language pathology may also obtain partial requirements for licensure as a speech-language pathology assistant, which is an alternative career option. Additional information about the Texas state requirements for a career as a speech-language pathology assistant can be found at the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology website.
A minor in communication sciences & disorders is also available with a focus in either speech-language pathology or habilitation of the deaf & hard of hearing.
MS Speech-Language Pathology
The Davies School of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers an MS in speech-language pathology with an optional emphasis in bilingual speech-language pathology. Graduate studies in speech-language pathology offer an exciting array of academic and clinical experiences that lead to eligibility for the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence and state licensure as a speech-language pathologist.
Ph.D. in Health Sciences
The Davies School of Communication Sciences & Disorders offers a research doctorate through Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences in the form of a Ph.D. in Health Sciences with an emphasis in communication sciences and disorders. More information about the Ph.D. program can be found here.
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