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Earn your MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

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Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Chapman University

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The MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) prepares students to become fully credentialed and licensed speech language pathologists, clinicians and/or supervisors in healthcare and education settings.

This intensive full-time program is a rich combination of didactic courses, and clinical and fieldwork courses, providing carefully guided internships each semester. Placements include hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, private practice, agencies, early intervention programs, and K-12 public schools, and students work with trained supervisors to get the most of their hands-on experience.  

Through skillful modeling and leadership, and highly individualized instruction, students develop the necessary professional skills to:

  • Assess and treat persons with developmental or acquired communication disorder, such as stuttering, deafness/hearing loss, cleft palate, articulation disorder, child language disorder, autism spectrum disorder, voice abnormality, aphasia, traumatic brain injury, and swallowing disorders
  • Counsel and support individuals, their spouses, family members, siblings, educators and other professionals on the use of hearing aids, assistive listening devices, cochlear implants, augmentative and alternative communication systems, and other technology to communicate effectively

Programs include small class sizes with elite renowned faculty. The high teacher-to-student ratio offers multifaceted and personalized courses which each emphasize innovative research and active learning. 

If you're ready to begin your journey at Chapman University, Apply Now.

We invite the inciters of change and disrupters of the ordinary to start their journey to mastery at Chapman.

As a graduate student at Chapman University, you will have the opportunity to truly master your passion. Whether you're an inspired artist, curious scientist, or a budding innovator, you will have access to industry tools, knowledgeable faculty, in-depth research opportunities, and a career and alumni network to support you throughout your life