Welcome to Communication Sciences and Disorders
Our Department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Communication Sciences and Disorders students study speech and language development; anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing;
speech and hearing sciences; speech, language and hearing pathologies; and evaluation and management procedures.
Graduates continue study in speech-language pathology to the completion of the master's degree and are certified by the
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association after passing the national examination and completing the clinical fellowship year.
Students wishing to practice speech-language pathology in the state of Illinois must have a master's degree plus state teacher
certification, and/or licensure depending on place of employment. Career opportunities are available in clinics, hospitals, schools,
and private practice.
GradTrac is available to Communication Sciences and Disorders majors. See more information about