Communication Sciences and Disorders

A career in communication sciences and disorders is more than a job – it’s a calling. Under the guidance of passionate Christian faculty who are professional clinicians as well as educators, you will learn the complexities of and the science behind how we communicate – and how to serve the needs of the millions who are impacted by communication disorders.

A career in communication sciences and disorders is more than a job – it’s a calling. Under the guidance of passionate Christian faculty who are professional clinicians as well as educators, you will learn the complexities of and the science behind how we communicate – and how to serve the needs of the millions who are impacted by communication disorders.

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Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

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The Communication Sciences and Disorders major at ACU is designed to prepare you for graduate study in either speech-language pathology or audiology and ultimately for a career as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist. Our faculty mentorship, spiritual integration, rigorous academics and the opportunity to gain practical experience working with clients at the Center for Speech and Language Disorders foster in you the confidence, knowledge and perspective needed to influence this vital field.

Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

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For individuals called to work as speech-language pathologists, the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at ACU prepares graduates to meet the certification requirements to practice as a speech-language pathologist as established by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Our nationally recognized program is offered on both the main campus in Abilene as well as our satellite campus in Dallas.


Accreditation

The Master in Science (MS) education program in speech-language pathology {residential and satellite location} at Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

ACU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of ACU.