A degree in Communication Disorders allows students like you the ability to help those with communication issues. The Department of Communication Disorders helps our great students make a positive difference in the professional speech-language pathology community. Students in our program become life-long learners always striving to find the best way to help their patients take that next step in communicating effectively.
We offer a pre-professional baccalaureate degree and a master’s degree in speech pathology. Our master’s program is nationally accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Speech Pathology and Audiology.
Our esteemed faculty is committed to student success through personal interactions in small classes with our students.
Welcome message from Pam Holland,
MA-CCC-SLP, BCS-S Department Chair and Graduate Program Director.
The Department of Communication Disorders (CD) offers a bachelor of science degree in speech pathology. The undergraduate degree is a pre-professional degree that provides foundational knowledge required for graduate study in speech pathology.
The Communication Disorders Program is a full-time, residential program designed for completion in 6 semesters. A minimum of 34 graduate credit hours of academic coursework is required in addition to clinical practicum.
The Marshall University Master of Science in Communication Disorders allows high school seniors to apply for conditional acceptance to the Communication Disorders Master of Science Program.
A Speech-Language Pathology-Assistant (SLP-A) is defined as a professional who supports the speech-language pathologist by engaging in tasks that are planned, delegated, and supervised by the speech-language pathologist.
Students with undergraduate degrees in a field other than communication disorders will be required to take foundational courses prior to applying to graduate school.