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.
Communication Science and Disorders at the University of Missouri-Columbia 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
The Department offers three degree programs:
Highly qualified MHS applicants with an interest in research may apply to our combined MHS/PhD program.