Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Degrees in Communication Sciences & Disorders

Do you want to help people and have an interest in science? Graduates from the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders empower people through the lifespan with all challenges related to speech and hearing.

Our Bachelor of Applied Science degree provides students with a foundation in human communication processes and communication disorders, such as stuttering, hearing impairment, language impairments, articulation disorders, voice disturbances, and swallowing difficulties. It prepares students for admission to professional graduate degree or licensure programs in speech-language pathology, audiology, or education of the hearing impaired.  

Our Master of Arts degree in speech-language pathology offers the courses, clinical experiences, and individualized instruction graduates need to become skilled speech-language pathologists.

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CSD News

New UMD clinic program helps patients reclaim their speech.

Meet Charles Maternoski, a senior in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program

Meet Lynda John, a UMD alumna and longtime instructor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders