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Communication Disorders


The Department of Communication Disorders provides students with a broad-based theoretical foundation at the undergraduate level to prepare for graduate study in speech-language pathology and audiology at the graduate level. We also offer graduate education to prepare students for careers as speech-language pathologists in educational and medical settings. Curriculum includes classes in normal processes of human communication, as well as in evaluation, treatment and research.

What You'll Do

  • Expert faculty with years of experience
  • One on one advising
  • Observation, shadowing and clinical training at the undergraduate level.
  • On and off-campus clinical placement at the graduate level, including a semester of externship.
  • Recently renovated Center for Speech and Hearing

What You'll Study

  • CD230 Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • CD225 Phonetics
  • CD371 Anatomy & Physiology/Hearing Mechanism
  • CD340 Normal Speech/Language Development

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Internships & Career Opportunities

  • St. Francis Hospital
  • Cape Girardeau Schools
  • Jackson Schools
  • Chateau Girardeau
  • Scott County Public Schools
  • Southeast Hospital
  • Life Care Center
  • Heartland Care Rehab


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