Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Our Degrees

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Speech and Hearing Science, the Master of Science (MS) degree in Speech-Language Pathology, the Professional Doctorate of Audiology (AuD) degree, and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree.

Our BS degree in Speech and Hearing Science is the preparatory degree for our MS degree in Speech-Language Pathology and our AuD degree in Audiology. A Masters degree is the minimum degree required to be able to practice as a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in the United States. The AuD is the minimum degree required to practice as a licensed audiologist. Our PhD program is designed for training outstanding research scientists in the fields of communication disorders and speech and hearing sciences.


The clinical Master's Degree (MS) in Speech-Language Pathology and the Professional Doctorate (AuD) in Audiology at the University of Utah are both accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.


Our Graduates

We've tracked program completion, PRAXIS pass rates, and employment for our recent graduates to help you see how successful our program is. 

Student Outcome Data

Learning Abroad Program

This one-week program will provide students with theoretical and experimental learning opportunities in beautiful Oaxaca City, Mexico.

Learning Abroad

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