» Communication Sciences and Disorders Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD), an Extended Education program, is offered through Chapman University's Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. This is an accelerated 10-month program, designed for students who have completed an undergraduate degree and need to complete the pre-requisites (leveling courses) necessary to apply for a masters degree program in CSD at Chapman University or another institution. This Post-Baccalaureate CSD program is essential for students who do not have a bachelor’s degree in Speech Language Pathology, Communication Disorders, or similar.

Application for the Post-Bacc CSD Fall 2024 Cohort opens January 19th, 2024. The application deadline is July 31st, 2024, 11:59pm PST. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Application for the Post-Bacc CSD Spring 2024 cohort opens July 14th, 2023. The application deadline is November 30th, 2023, 11:59pm PST. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Please do not let the deadline keep you from submitting your application as it is always possible for spots to become available.


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General Inquiries
Administrative Assistant
Sarah Benz
(714) 997-6566
pbcsd@chapman.edu

Program Manager, Mary Ellen Hood, MS, CCC-SLP
(714) 997-6610
hood@chapman.edu

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