The mission of the Department of Communication Science and Disorders is to establish and provide distinctive academic programs for students in Speech-Language Pathology, collaborations with community partners, and service to individuals with communication disorders.
The Department grants the B.S. degree in Speech-Language Pathology. A master’s degree is also offered. Individuals interested in obtaining the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the state license from the Alabama Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (ABESPA) will be required to complete a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology.