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A Major in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Description of Major

This major educates students about communication disorders and understanding the development of speech, language and hearing, as well as learning how to diagnose and treat communication disorders in adults and children.

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Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in hospitals, speech and hearing clinics, schools, educational programs for children with disabilities, the armed services, private practice and governmental health agencies. A variety of jobs are available for communication science and disorders graduates, including:

Audiologist Case Manager   
Child Development Specialist  Cognitive Therapist
Counselor  Family Services Social Worker
Geriatric Case Worker                   Health Educator                   
Hearing Impaired Program Advisor Home Health Aid                              
Hospice Coordinator Language Pathologist
Medical Assistant Mental Health Worker            
Music Therapist Neuropsychologist 
Nursing Home Social Worker  Occupational Therapist
Patient Representative Physical Therapist           
Recreational Therapist Rehabilitation Counselor     
Rehabilitation Therapist Respiratory Therapist        
School Social Worker         Speech Clinician
Speech Pathologist Speech Synthesis Specialist 
Speech Therapist Speech Therapy Assistant