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Students in the Department of Communication Science & Disorders can enter at the undergraduate or graduate levels to take the next step in their journey as health care providers. 

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Communication Science (BA)

Undergraduate students learn the fundamentals of communication science while fulfilling the prerequisites to apply to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology graduate programs.

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Post-Baccalaureate Year for Communication Science & Disorders

For those wanting to pursue a career in speech-language pathology or audiology who have not yet completed the prerequisites, this post-bacc year allows students to quickly fill the requirements

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Speech-Language Pathology (MA/MS)*

The top-ranked Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology prepares students to work in clinical settings diagnosing and treating a wide range of disorders affecting functions such as speech, language, hearing, communication, social interaction and swallowing.

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​Audiology (Aud)*

Evidence-based instruction forms the foundation for the highly ranked Doctor of Audiology program, offering students extensive clinical exposure.

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Doctor of Clinical Science in Medical Speech-Language Pathology (CScD)

The Doctor of Clinical Science (CScD) in Medical Speech-Language Pathology is an advanced clinical program recommended to candidates seeking “state-of-the-science” information and clinical skills.

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Communication Science & Disorders (PhD)

A research-driven PhD program allows students to pioneer new techniques and treatment methods in the field of communication disorders.