More than 40 million people in the United States suffer from a communication disorder, whether genetic or caused by illness, aging or an accident. Speech-language pathologists study the science behind these issues and learn how to care for and treat patients in clinical settings.
ACU’s nationally recognized Master of Science in communication sciences and disorders allows you to become a certified, licensed speech-language pathologist.
Our program integrates faith into the curriculum, so you will not only leave with the knowledge and hands-on experience to be successful in the field, but also with the foundation to provide ethical service based on Christian principles.
Speech-language pathology is a meaningful profession – and a high-demand, high-paying one. According to the Department of Labor, jobs in this field will grow much faster than the average through 2024, and the median annual salary as of May 2015 is $73,410.
Want to be a part of this rewarding profession? Apply now or request more information.
|Degree||Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders|
|Program length||2 years|
You will take courses such as:
The Communication Sciences and Disorders Admissions Committee makes holistic judgments based on the evaluation of an applicant’s ability and readiness for graduate work. In conjunction with the Graduate School, the committee may recommend conditional admission for an applicant who does not meet all admission criteria.
See full ACU graduate admissions requirements here.