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Communication Sciences and Disorders

In our programs, you will learn to work with children, adults and the elderly who have difficulty with hearing, speech and the ability to process language. Coursework will provide a strong academic foundation that covers every aspect of communication sciences and disorders. Graduates will be trained to meet the requirements for certification and licensure, as well as to become successful academic researchers and future scientists. In our state of the art clinics and research facilities located both on campus and in the heart of surrounding communities, students will gain the professional skills to become audiologists, speech-language pathologists, scientists and academic researchers in communication sciences and disorders with the additional courses and training necessary for those certifications.

Career Opportunities

  • Speech Pathologist
  • Language Pathologist
  • Audiologist
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Speech And Language Specialist
  • Speech And Hearing Therapy Director

Graduate Programs

MA in Communication Sciences and Disorders

The MA program is a full-time, two-and-a-half-year residential program that prepares students for a career as speech-language pathologists who meet the certification and licensure requirements of state, national, and professional agencies. Students complete a series of clinical practicum hours and externships at hospitals, public schools, and rehabilitation facilities.

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AuD in Audiology

The Doctorate in Audiology is a full-time, four-year program that includes academic coursework, clinical practicum, and research experience. The program culminates with a nine-month, full-time clinical externship and leads to a Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree.

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