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Communication Science and Disorders

Communication Science & Disorders includes the related but distinct professions of speech-language pathology and audiology. Both offer highly rewarding careers with opportunities to work with a wide variety of clients in an array of work settings. The US Government's Bureau of Labor Statistics projects excellent employment opportunities for both professions.

About MU Communication Science and Disorders

Communication Science and Disorders at the University of Missouri is proud of its long and distinguished history and of the high quality of its graduates, students, faculty, and staff. We have one of the oldest continually accredited programs in speech-language pathology in the nation and we offer the only PhD program in speech-language pathology in Missouri.

CSD Mission Statement

CSD Degree Programs

The Department offers three degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Health Science (BHS)
  • Master of Health Science (MHS) with an emphasis in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Highly qualified MHS applicants with an interest in research may apply to our combined MHS/PhD program.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Faculty, students, and staff in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders actively follow a policy of nondiscrimination. All can expect to be treated fairly and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or disability, sexual orientation, or status as a parent or veteran.

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