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Graduate Program

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Master's Program Graduates - May 2020

CSD Master's Program Graduates - May 2020

The Master’s of Communication Sciences and Disorders M.A. education program in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Minnesota Duluth 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.  Accredited since 1978, the program prepares students to work in a variety of professional settings and to meet the challenges of serving individuals with diverse communication impairments. Students choose UMD's Communication Sciences and Disorders Program because it offers the courses, the clinical experiences, and the individualized instruction needed to become a skilled speech language pathologist. Up-to-date courses reflecting current needs in the profession area available, such as courses in assistive technology, child language disorders, dysphagia, motor speech disorders, speech science instrumentation, and stuttering. Employers seek graduates from the program because they are well equipped to serve people with communication handicaps. Student have presented their research work at state, national, and international conferences.

Student Outcome Data

Graduate Outcome Data

Academic YearEmployment Rate in Profession
 Number of GraduatesPercent of Graduates (%)
3 year average100

Graduate Completion Rates

PeriodNumber completed program within expected time frameNumber completed later than expected time frameNumber not completingPercentage completing
3 year average1800100%

Praxis Examination Data

Method for reporting praxis examination pass rate data
PeriodNumber of students taking the examNumber of students passedPass rate
3 year average

Graduate Application Data

Academic Year2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019
# of Applicants153140133191171
# of New Students1618181923
Average GPA3.533.553.563.723.79