The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders College of Health Affairs

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders


Who We Are Now

Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders within the College of Health Affairs at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. The Department offers an undergraduate program leading to the Bachelor of Science degree and graduate program leading to the Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The undergraduate and graduate programs together enroll approximately 100 students majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Accreditation information

CAA

The master’s education program in speech-language pathology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 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.

Complaints to The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) by any Interested Party

Any individual may contact the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) if they feel a serious offense related to this Communication Sciences and Disorders program's compliance with accreditation standards has occurred. Complaints may also be made to the CAA that involve behavior that is in violation of ASHA's Code of Ethics. Please note that the CAA should not be contacted for the purpose of airing complaints of a general or unspecified nature. The CAA has specific guidelines established which must be completed and can be found on ASHA's website under Procedures for Complaints Against Graduate Education Programs link. All complaints must be signed and submitted in writing to: Chair, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Blvd, #301, Rockville, MD 20850. The CAA will not accept complaints delivered by email or facsimile