Department of
Communication Sciences & Disorders

YOUR CAREER IS WAITING for you with studies in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology or Language Science. Graduate ready for a variety of professions with our strong liberal arts education and real-world training. 

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING FOR REAL WORLD SUCCESS

Kelly Ann Pena '13, recipient of the PROGENY Award, with her mentor, Dr. Jablon, at ASHA 2013. Kelly is currently attending the University of Wisconsin at Madison's Communication Sciences and Disorders program.Kelly Ann Pena '13, recipient of the PROGENY Award, with her mentor, Dr. Jablon, at ASHA 2013. Kelly is currently attending the University of Wisconsin at Madison's Communication Sciences and Disorders program.There is a need more than ever for communication and learning specialists. Our students’ hands-on education prepares them for success across many growing disciplines.

Our students head to various graduate-school programs for professional degrees or join the workforce following graduation. Faculty and staff work to match student talents and interests with the right path. Careers can include:

  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Audiologist
  • Teacher of English as a Second Language
  • Sign Language Interpreter
  • Speech, Language, or Hearing Scientist
  • Neuroscientist
  • Special Education Teacher
  • General Education Teacher
  • Psychologist
  • Linguist
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis Therapist
  • Dance Therapist
  • Dialect/Accent coach
  • Voice/Singing coach
  • Educational Tutor
  • And more

Learning Experiences include:

  • On-site practicums in the Ruth Smadbeck Communication and Learning Center with real patients and clients.
  • Off-campus internships at the Department of Education, Reading Partners, the City University of New York, and more
  • Research opportunities with our faculty and area institutions
  • Teaching assistantships
  • And more

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The Three Rs: Representation, Reality, Realignment

A film in five parts by Professor Sue Behrens