Master of Science Degree Program in Speech-Language Pathology

The Master's of Science education program in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of North Texas is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301- 296-5700.

The Doctor of Audiology program can typically be completed in 5 academic terms (i.e. Fall, Spring, Summer) if all prerequisites have been met prior to admission.

Yearly admission to the Master’s Degree Program in Speech-Language Pathology is one time per year in the Fall. The application deadline is February 1. All application materials must be received on or before the application deadline date to be considered. 

Incomplete application portfolios are not reviewed by the admissions committee. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all elements of the application have been received by UNT.

The 2017 application cycle has closed. Please check back in September for 2018 application instructions.

Application Part 1, Toulouse Graduate School application components: 

Step 1: Application form: Required
Complete the UNT Graduate Application via the Toulouse Graduate School ( Designate Speech-Language Pathology as your intended major field.

Step 2: Graduate Record Examination (General Test): Required
All applicants are required to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) — Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical Writing subtests — and to report all their GRE scores to UNT--Denton (ETS Code 6481).

Step 3: Official Transcripts: Required
Please arrange for all official transcripts (both undergraduate and graduate transcripts, including community college transcripts) to be mailed directly to:

Toulouse Graduate School
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle # 305459
Denton, TX 76203-5017


The links for online submission of personal statements and letters of reference will be available on or about October 15, 2017.

Application Part 2, Departmental application components:

Step 1: Letters of RecommendationRequired 
Three recommendations are required, using the link below. It is preferred that these informed recommendations are written and sent by individuals who are familiar with your academic background and who can attest to your aptitude for challenging graduate-level academic work. The number of recommendations from individuals outside of academia (e.g. employers, community leaders) should be kept to a minimum, and they may be weighted differently based on their relevance to academic-specific information. It is recommended that students request letters of recommendation from at least two faculty members from their undergraduate of graduate programs. 

Click on the link below and enter the email addresses of the people from whom you have requested a letter of recommendation. Your recommenders will be sent an email to complete a form given your name and identification number.

Letter of Recommendation Form (Online)

Step 2: Personal Statement--Required
Please submit a personal statement describing your professional goals and your preparation for graduate study in speech-language pathology. The length of the statement should be limited to one page single-spaced, or two pages double-spaced.

Convert your personal statement to a PDF file and then click on the link below to upload your personal statement.

Personal Statement Upload Form

Step 3: Basic Human Communication Coursework Form—Required for out-of-field applicants (i.e. leveling applicants) and strongly recommended for in-field applicants   “Basic Human Communication Coursework Form”

Applicants whose bachelor’s degree is in a field other than communication sciences and disorders are required to successfully complete basic human communication coursework (“leveling coursework”) before admission into the master’s program. A course is considered to be successfully completed if the student earns a course grade of ‘B’ or higher.

Download the file, complete it, and then click on the link below to upload your Basic Human Communication Coursework Form. Be sure to save the form and catalog course description(s) in the same PDF file.

Basic Human Communication Coursework Form Upload


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