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Speech-Language Pathology (MA)

The MA in Speech-Language Pathology is awarded by the Graduate College. Instruction is offered through the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The MA is offered with or without a thesis. The department also offers a clinical doctorate in Audiology (AuD), a PhD in Speech & Hearing Science, and a Combined Degree Program (PhD/AuD).

Admission Requirements 

Applicants must meet the Admission Requirements of the Graduate College and the department offering the degree program (review the department's web site or the General Catalog for departmental requirements).

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees vary by degree program and the type of student you are.

Application Deadlines 

  • Fall semester—January 1
  • Spring semester—not offered
  • Summer session—January 1

Application Procedures 

The graduate application

  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants).

Degree Program Supplemental Materials

Materials to send to Admissions


Apply directly to the Communication Sciences & Disorders Centralized Application Services (CSDCAS). You will also need to apply online to the University of Iowa Graduate College. The $60 application fee ($100 for international students) is payable by Discover, Master Card, or Visa. 

Contact Information 

Department of  Communication Sciences & Disorders
Admissions Secretary
The University of Iowa
119 Wendell Johnson Speech & Hearing Center
Iowa City, IA 52242

Office of Admissions
The University of Iowa
107 Calvin Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1396