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COMMUNICATION SCIENCES and DISORDERS

COMMUNICATION
SCIENCES and DISORDERS

Campus Majors | Communication Sciences And DisordersAPPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

Campus Majors | Communication Sciences And DisordersAPPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

COMMUNICATION SCIENCES and DISORDERS

 

Give Others
the Gift of Expression
Give Others the Gift of Expression

Countless people struggle to reach their potential because of speech and language difficulties. You could turn their lives around.

As a student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at Maryville University, you’ll get the courses and hands-on experience you need to enter the best graduate programs for Speech-Language Pathology (SLP). Speech-language pathologists help people of all ages develop or regain the ability to speak, read, write and think clearly.

Maryville’s state-of-the-art facilities offer some of the best audiology and speech and language therapy resources in the region, and you’ll be eligible to apply for a state SLP-A license, which allows you to work in a limited capacity under the supervision of a fully certified and licensed speech-language pathologist.

 

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

Communication Sciences and Disorders student working with Child

Student clinicians in Maryville’s Communication Sciences and Disorders/Speech Language Pathology Program provide speech, language, voice, swallowing, hearing screenings and treatment services in state-of-the-art clinic rooms.

PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

You will work closely with students in occupational therapy, physical therapy and music therapy as well as nursing and rehabilitation counseling. This inter-professional education with its shared courses and opportunities to work side-by-side helps prepare students for real-world collaboration in healthcare.

Students have worked with companies and clinics such as:
• The Aphasia Communication Theater
• Walker Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders
• Maryville Speech and Language Clinic

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Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission - HLC
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Forbes Americas Top Colleges 2017
Ranked among "America’s Top Colleges" — Forbes, 2017

THE BIG PICTURE

Along with health concerns of the aging Baby Boomer population, schools are becoming more aware of language disorders in young people, so the need for speech-language pathologists is also on the rise. In fact, it’s one of the fastest-growing professions in the healthcare industry.

Communication Science and Disorders Infographic
Communication Science and Disorders Infographic
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Demand for speech-language pathologists and related professionals is rapidly growing. You’ll need the right skills and licenses to compete for these lucrative jobs, and as a student in Maryville University’s Communication Sciences and Disorders program, you’ll have the opportunity to excel.
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