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Communication Sciences And Disorders Programs

Give others the tools they need to communicate effectively.

Your kind heart and helping nature will take you far. We’re simply here to provide you with the skills and expertise you need to pursue a fulfilling and rewarding career.

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B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders

There are so many great reasons to pursue the bachelor of science in communication sciences and disorders—to help others, to make a difference, to improve literacy, to grow as a person, to address unique and challenging needs—but the best reason of all is your reason. No matter why you want to pursue this fulfilling line of work, you’ll learn exactly what you need to make it happen right here.

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Program Highlights

Content
  • The development of critical-thinking, research, motivational, and clinical skills
  • Experience with data collection and interpretation
  • Understanding compassion and advancing your own
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue degree

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Looking for ways to make paying for college a little easier? ScholarshipUniverse is a tool for current and admitted Purdue Fort Wayne students that allows you to create an academic profile and connect with scholarship opportunities.

For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree, students will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • Basic knowledge of the normal nature and development of speech
  • Basic knowledge of language and hearing
  • Basic knowledge of assessment, treatment, and prevention of speech, language, and hearing disorders
  • Basic clinical skills of assessment
  • Basic skill in the design and implementation of appropriate treatment plans
  • Oral and written communication abilities and interpersonal skills needed for the assessment and treatment of speech, language, and hearing disorders
Next stop: a successful future.
  • Audiologist (typically requires a graduate degree)
  • Behavioral Therapist
  • Developmental Communication Therapist
  • Speech-Language Pathologist (typically requires a graduate degree)
  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant