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Master's Program

The UH COMD Master's Program is honored to be a step on the path of our students' journey to becoming speech-language pathologists. 


The Master of Arts (M.A.) education program in communication sciences and disorders at the University of Houston is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in audiology and speech-language pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 301.296.5700. This program provides academic and clinical training for a career in speech-language pathology. 

Admission to the master's program is limited to 30–40 new students each fall. Students learn in a supportive and challenging environment with easy access to faculty and clinical educators. Our graduate students experience a well-balanced educational and training program. The faculty consists of 14 full-time academic and clinical professors and numerous adjunct professors with specialized interest in voice disorders, motor speech disorders, right hemisphere cognitive-communication disorders, adult language disorders, swallowing, child language, literacy, bilingualism, multiculturalism and fluency.

For more information on applying to the master's program in communication sciences and disorders at the University of Houston, please click here.

For more information about the policies and procedures of the master's program in communication sciences and disorders at the University of Houston (including ethical practices, degree requirements, requirements for professional credentialing, complaint procedures, etc.), please visit this link to our current Master's Handbook.  

Complaint Procedure

Complaints about the program related to the Standards of Accreditation should be made in writing to the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CAA).

Master's students who have complaints should follow the procedures of the department of communication sciences and disorders complaint policy outlined in the current Master's Handbook and, if needed, the COMD or College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences grievance policies.

Procedures for filing a complaint with the CAA can be found at: http://caa.asha.org/?s=complaint

Contact Information

Laura Cizek, Ed.D., CCC-SLP
Master’s Program Director
lscizek@central.uh.edu