The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers graduate and undergraduate programs. A brief description of each program is listed below, and links to each program are listed below and available from the left menu.
The undergraduate curriculum provides a pre-professional foundation for graduate study in Communication Sciences and Disorders and related fields. Courses are offered in typical and disordered speech, language and hearing across the lifespan. Students choose to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree or a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Learn more about the Undergraduate Program.
Post Baccalaureate Leveling Program
The Post Baccalaureate Leveling Program is designed for individuals who have completed a Bachelor’s degree in a major other than Communication Disorders or Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Although it is not a degree program, the courses in the Post Baccalaureate Leveling Program curriculum will provide students with the background knowledge required before beginning the master’s program in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
See more information about the Post Baccalaureate Leveling Program.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (COMD) offers a Master of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech, Language, Hearing Association (ASHA). Graduates of the master’s degree program meet the academic standards for speech-language pathology as determined by ASHA.
See more information about the Graduate Program.
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) Certificate Program
The SLPA certificate program is designed for individuals who have already obtained a Bachelor’s degree in an area other than Communication Sciences and Disorders or Speech-Language Pathology.
The SLPA certificate program is designed to prepare you to work as a speech-language pathology assistant in the state of Texas. SLPA certificate courses that provide a basic understanding of speech, language, hearing, and swallowing, as well as (basic) courses in natural sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, and math must be completed.
See more information about the SLPA Certificate Program.
American Sign Language Interpreting (ASLI) Program
The University of Houston American Sign Language Interpreting (ASLI) program is designed to prepare undergraduates to be certified Interpreters for the Deaf. Interpreters for the Deaf facilitate communication between the Deaf and typically hearing impaired individuals and groups in a vast array of settings such as: schools, courtrooms, hospitals, television and video relay stations.
See more information about the American Sign Language Interpreting (ASLI) Program.