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Communication Sciences and Disorders

At Thiel College, we are committed to helping our students achieve lives of meaning and purpose. The communication sciences and disorders major at Thiel College serves the higher education needs of pre-professionals as they advance their career and reach toward their personal enrichment goals. This interdisciplinary curriculum prepares students to compete for admission to graduate school and prepare for a career in the profession!

Graduates with a communication sciences and disorders degree have gone on to pursue rewarding careers as speech and language pathologists, audiologists, teachers and clinical assistants.

Accreditation

The master’s program in speech-language pathology at Thiel College is an Applicant for Candidacy by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

After candidacy is awarded, Thiel College plans to open the graduate program May 2020.

Bachelor's Degree

Thiel's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in communication sciences and disorders. The broad background provided by this major is an important first step in preparing students for successful entry into graduate school. Students interested in speech and language disorders may find the Bachelor of Arts requirements as a suitable first step in pursuing their professional goals as speech-language pathologists. Students interested in speech/hearing sciences, hearing, balance disorders, phonology and research may find the Thiel College Bachelor of Science a suitable first step in pursuing their professional goals as audiologists.