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Department of Communication Science & Disorders

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 is committed to preparing students to become dedicated, competent clinical leaders in the field of Speech Language Pathology. The curriculum emphasizes the problem-solving and critical thinking skills necessary to become strong clinical professionals capable of serving a diverse client population.

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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.

Executive summaries of the annual unit plan and the 3-year strategic plan for the department of Communication Science and Disorders are available by contacting the department.

Degrees Offered

B.S. in Speech Language Pathology

M.S. in Speech Language Pathology 

Upcoming Events


Day in the Life

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
9:00am – 1:00pm

Are you in high school or college and considering a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology?

Join us on February 12th where you will be given the opportunity to meet our faculty and staff, observe a class in progress, and observe therapy sessions in progress at our on site clinic. The Admissions office will be available to answer questions and provide a tour of campus. Enjoy lunch in the Cafeteria on us!

How do I sign up?

Contact Christine Soria to R.S.V.P. to this event

205-665-6720 or