Communication Sciences and Disorders Major

COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS

BACHELOR’S IN
COMMUNICATION
SCIENCES AND DISORDERS

Campus Majors | Communication Sciences And DisordersAPPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

Campus Majors | Communication Sciences & DisordersAPPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

BACHELOR’S IN 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 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.

 

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WHY MARYVILLE

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

Communication Sciences and Disorders student working with Child

Communication disorders majors provide speech, language, voice, swallowing, hearing screenings and treatment services in state-of-the-art clinic rooms.

PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

student working with patients in communication therapy

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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Bachelor’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders Online

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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.

SALARY

TOP 10%

$120,060

MEDIAN

$77,510


JOB GROWTH

18%

ESTIMATED

through 2026

25,900 NEW JOBS THROUGH 2026


LARGEST EMPLOYERS

43
%
EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
20
%
OFFICES
14
%
HOSPITALS
  5
%
NURSING FACILITIES

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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You’ll need the right skills and licenses to compete for a career as a speech-language pathologists, and as a Communication Disorders degree student at Maryville University, you’ll have the opportunity to excel.
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