Baylor University proudly presents one of its oldest, largest, and most distinguished graduate programs. The Master's of Science degree program in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has a rich tradition that spans over 50 years. It has steadily increased in size, yet has successfully maintained its unique personal nature.
Baylor's graduate program typically has over 50 active Master's Level students. It is recognized in Texas and nationally for its "excellence" as a graduate training program. For the last five years, U.S.News Ranking of America's Best Graduate Schools, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Baylor was ranked as a top tier graduate program in the nation.
The Master of Science degree program in speech-language pathology at Baylor University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Blvd. Suite 310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 (main office).
Individuals concerned with accreditation issues with this program may contact the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA), 2200 Research Blvd. Suite 310, Rockville, MD 20850, or visit the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Pathology website.
Baylor University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws. Baylor University admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, age, disability, religion, or veteran status to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Baylor University is controlled by a predominantly Baptist Board of Regents and is operated within the Christian-oriented aims and ideals of Baptists. The University is also affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, a cooperative association of autonomous Texas Baptist churches. As a religiously-controlled institution of higher education, the University is exempt from compliance with some provisions of certain civil rights laws. As such, the University prescribes standards of personal conduct that are consistent with its mission and values. This policy statement is neither intended to discourage, nor is it in fact applicable to, any analytical discussion of law and policy issues involved, or to discussions of any recommendations for changes in existing law. Discussions of these matters are both practiced and are welcomed within our curriculum.
Further information may be obtained from the University website at Student Policies and Procedures: Student Policies and Procedures