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 website 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—Jan. 15
  • Spring semester—not offered
  • Summer session— not offered
Application Procedures

The graduate application process has two steps:

  1. Apply directly by submitting and completing your CSDCAS application - Liaison, and choose either the Master of Arts in Speech Pathology and Audiology or the AuD in Speech Pathology and Audiology. You must send all transcripts from all institutions attended to: CSDCAS Transcript Processing Center, PO Box 9113, Watertown, MA  02471.
  2. You must also submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the application fee by credit card. Choose your degree objective as “Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (AuD)” or “Master of Arts [thesis or non-thesis] in Speech Pathology and Audiology.” The option of thesis or non-thesis can be changed at any time during your program of study. Please upload all unofficial transcripts at this time. You will be required to send official transcripts if you are admitted to our program.

GRE scores are not required for this program.


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. 


Department of  Communication Sciences and Disorders
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