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).
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.
- Fall semester—January 15
- Spring semester—not offered
- Summer session— not offered
The graduate application process has two steps:
- 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. Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email instructing you on how to upload your supporting documents and how your recommenders can submit letters of recommendation. You must send all transcripts from all institutions attended to: CSDCAS Transcript Processing Center, PO Box 9113, Watertown, MA 02471.
- 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.
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 & Disorders
The University of Iowa
119 Wendell Johnson Speech & Hearing Center
Iowa City, IA 52242
Office of Admissions
The University of Iowa
108 Calvin Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1396