To address the shortage of master's level SLPs in Texas schools, a partnership was formed with Texas Education Service Centers (ESCs), Texas Woman's University (TWU), Texas Education Agency (TEA), and local educational entities to provide a master's degree program for both in-field and out-of-field students. The program, fully accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), utilizes videoconferencing, web-based instruction, and clinical experiences on school campuses, hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, rehabilitation centers, and special summer camps. Successful program completion prepares graduates to apply for Texas licensure in speech pathology and ASHA certification.
Cycle 12 Informational Meetings
The Cycle 12 distance venue 27-month program informational meetings will be virtual. Registration is only through Region 10 ESC. You must attend one of the meetings in its entirety to fulfill the mandatory meeting requirement on the TWU graduate program application. Applying to the TWU graduate program is due between August 15 and October 15, 2022 (apply to TWU first as a student, then the graduate program).
February 7, 2022 - 4:30 pm CST - Monday
February 28, 2022 - 4:30 pm CST - Monday
March 21, 2022 - 4:30 pm CST - Monday
April 25, 2022 - 4:30 pm CST - Monday
September 7, 2022 - 4:30 pm CST - Monday NEW DATE ADDED - must have Bachelor's Degree in Communications to attend (and individuals who will have met all the prerequisite coursework requirements before the end of May 2023)
Attendees interested in seeking post-baccalaureate certificates in Bilingual SLP, Deaf and Hard of Hearing for SLPs, and Multicultural and Diversity Studies for SLPs in addition to their master's degree will have an opportunity to learn more about these certificate requirements in the Informational Meetings. Cycle 12 begins in 2023 and runs through 2025.
August 15, 2022 - TWU Applications available for Master's Degree program
October 15, 2022 - TWU Submission deadline for ALL graduate application materials due for Cycle 12
December 15, 2022 - TWU notifies graduate applicants about acceptance decisions for Cycle 12
Program Requirements - Complete a total of 61 semester credit hours over seven semesters broken down into:
A full list of courses, degree requirements, and additional program requirements are available in the course catalog.
Additional questions may be directed to Region 18 (432) 563-2380