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Student Outcome Data

Student Outcomes


The Department of Communication Disorders annually examines student outcomes by collecting data on the national examination (PRAXIS) and examining the percentage of students that graduate with the master of arts or master of science in communication disorders from Texas State University and secure gainful employment. All of the above is illustrated in the following document: 

Employment Rate

Academic Year Number of Graduates Employed Number of Graduates Not Employed Total
2017-2018 30 1 96.8%
2016-2017 31 0 100%
2015-2016 29 0 100%
3 Year average     98.9%
3-Year average employment rate for all modalities: 98.9%      

Program Completion Rate

Academic Year Number completing on time Number completing later than on-time Number not completing Total
2018-2019 33 0 0 100%
2017-2018 31 0 1 96.9%
2016-2017 30 1 0 96.8%
3 Year Average       97.9%
3-Year average program completion rate for all modalities: 97.9%

Praxis Examination Pass Rate

Academic Year Number of test-takers taking the exam Number of test-takers passed Pass Rate
2018-2019 33 33 100%
2017-2018 31 31 100%
2016-2017 31 31 100%
3 Year Average     100%
3-Year Praxis pass rate average for all modalities: 100%
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The master's (MSCD and MA) education program in speech-language pathology at Texas State University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700