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Post-Baccalaureate Leveling Program

The Post-Baccalaureate Leveling Program is designed to provide the prerequisite courses needed to apply to the graduate program in communication sciences and disorders at UH for individuals who have already obtained a bachelor’s degree in an area other than communication sciences and disorders or speech-language pathology. 

Leveling Program Facts

  • No prior courses in communication sciences and disorders are need to apply to the Post-Baccalaureate Leveling Program.
  • Acceptance into the Post-Baccalaureate Leveling Program does not guarantee admission into the graduate program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at UH.
  • Coursework is typically one year or three semesters. A part-time (i.e., two year) program is available.
  • The prerequisites taken during our Post-Baccalaureate Leveling Program are designed to prepare you for the UH graduate program in COMD. Other graduate programs may have different requirements.
  • The Post-Baccalaureate Leveling Program is not a degree-granting program. You will not obtain a second bachelor's degree by completing this program.
  • You must begin in the fall semester.
  • All of the courses are offered during the daytime. If you work during the day, you will need to adjust your work schedule to accommodate your classes.
  • The Post-Baccalaureate Leveling Program does not lead to the attainment of the Texas State Teaching Certificate (additional coursework is required).
  • The Post-Baccalaureate Leveling Program does not lead to the attainment of a speech-language pathology assistant license (additional experience is required).

Handbook

For more information about the policies and procedures of the Post-Baccalaureate Leveling Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Houston, please visit this link to our current PB Handbook.

Contact Information:

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Melcher Life Sciences
3871 Holman St., Room M242
Houston, TX 77204-6018
Phone: 713.743.5502
Email: blross3@uh.edu