Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Goals & Mission

Mission of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders



The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers one of the most comprehensive undergraduate programs in the state, one of the largest SLP graduate programs in the country, and a fully accredited AuD program. We embrace collaborating with other departments within CAS and other colleges, participating in service learning activities, strengthening our students’ civic engagement, and supporting faculty and student research. We take pride in our excellence in teaching and seek to maintain our emphasis on ensuring that each student in our department receives a quality education.

Our clinic mirrors our academic programs in terms of excellence and strength and is a vital and critical component of our programs; this is the training ground for our student clinicians. We offer a wide range of speech-language pathology and audiology services to clients of every age and provide our students with an excellent foundation of clinical knowledge and skills.

Mission Statement

To provide a high-quality, student-focused education that prepares students to be ethical, engaged, compassionate, and accomplished professionals.

Strategic Plan

Our strategic plan delineates our vision of the future and the progress we are making. Find the entire strategic plan with updated progress here.