Why Choose Communication Sciences and Disorders?

A bachelor's degree in Speech Language Disabilities or in Speech and Hearing Science prepares you for graduate study for a highly rewarding career in an allied health profession. Either major will prepare you for advanced study to become a speech language pathologist or an audiologist. Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology are among the fastest-growing professions in the United States.

What Communication Sciences and Disorders Will Teach You

The course of study in Communication Sciences and Disorders will teach you foundational information related to communication disorders as well as about the special populations we serve. Students in the CSD program will learn diagnostics, assessment, intervention, and treatment, for individuals with difficulty communicating. We also help students to develop critical thinking skills, clinical decision analysis, and effective communication when working in an interdisciplinary medical team. Our program focuses not only on classroom instruction but also requires all junior and senior level students to provide clinical services with the assistance and direction of a clinical supervisor.

Where Can CSD Take You

Speech-language pathologists and audiologists work in a variety of settings and with hugely diverse populations. Career settings for speech-language pathologists and audiologists include hospitals, medical offices, rehabilitation centers, secondary schools, Veteran's Affairs medical centers, and private practices. For those who wish to have flexibility in their careers, CSD is the major for you.

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