School of Health Professions
HomeHealth ProfessionsSpeech, Language and Hearing Sciences Second Degree

Admission Requirements

1. Online Application

SHP application information can be accessed through the following link: Please make sure that all information on your application is correct before selecting "Submit." If a change needs to be made, please email


2. Application Fee

The TTUHSC Application Fee of $40 can be paid through the online application by credit card. You may also pay by check or money order; mail a check or money order to the Office of Admissions and Student Affairs (3601 4th Street MS 6294, Lubbock, TX 79430). Please make checks and money orders payable to "TTUHSC." Your application will not be considered for admission until your fee has been paid.


3. Official Transcripts

The Office of Admissions and Student Affairs must receive a current, official transcript from every institution that you've attended. If you have attended TTU or TTUHSC, you only need to send official transcripts from the other institutions you've attended. Transcripts must be in a sealed envelope from the institution and must have been printed within the last year. Please send all official transcripts to the following address:

TTUHSC SHP Admissions and Student Affairs
3601 4th Street MS 6294
Lubbock, TX 79430

4. Minimum GPA

A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required; this includes all courses taken at every institution attended. 


5. Prerequisites for SLHS Second Degree Program

Courses required by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)* *These courses may be fulfilled as part of your Texas Common Core course requirements.

Program Requirements:
Earned Bachelor's Degree > 120 hours
*Texas Common Core Requirements
The Texas Common Core course requirements can be found by visiting the following website:
42 hours
*American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Requirements
  1. 1 course in animal biology, human anatomy & physiology, or genetics
  2. 1 course in physics or chemistry
  3. 1 course in statistics
  4. 1 course in social and behavioral sciences
12-14 hours

*These hours may be included as part of initial bachelor's degree OR may be additional courses


6. International Applicants

All foreign coursework must be evaluated by a Foreign Credential Service. We also require TOEFL/IELTS Scores for any applicant for whom English is a second language (scores are considered on a case by case basis). Please refer to our International Applicants webpage for more information and TOEFL/IELTS exemptions: