Communication Sciences and Disorders

Student Achievement Data

PRAXIS Pass Rate

CMSD Graduate students typically take the PRAXIS examination in the final semester of their program. Pass rates have been consistently at or above the national average over the past 15 years. PRAXIS pass rates for first attempt for the last three years are as follows:

PRAXIS Pass Rates
Year# of StudentsPass Rate - 1st AttemptPass Rate - Re-taken within 1 yr
20232688%25 (1 person not taken it yet)
202124 (1 unknown)92%100%

Graduation Rates

The CMSD program is designed to be completed in two years. Occasionally, students request to extend the program to three years generally for personal reasons. These students are defined as Part Time below and are placed in this group when they ask to extend the program within the first semester of the program. Graduation rates for the past three years are as follows:

Graduation Rates
Year# of StudentsCompleted within 2 yrs (full time)Completed within 3 yrs (part time)

Employment Rates

Master’s program graduates enjoy multiple job offers and are sought across the state. Employment rates within three months of graduation for those seeking employment the past three years are as follows:

Employment Rates
Year# of StudentsEmployed
202325 (1 not reported)100%
202124 (1 unknown)100%