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Communication Sciences and Disorders MS

Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

With nearly 10 percent of the world's population affected by communication disorders, the field of communication sciences and disorders is an area of critical need. At Armstrong, our faculty will provide you with the foundation to succeed in the profession. Accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA), the Communication Sciences and Disorders program will educate you on how to provide assessment and intervention services to individuals with speech, language, cognitive, swallowing and hearing impairments. This Master of Science degree serves to provide you with advance study and the route to obtain licensure and certification for a career as a speech-language pathologist. As a graduate, you will be ready to pursue the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC). 

Industry Highlights

The average salary for an audiologist is $76,790, as of May 2014.

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Elementary and Secondary Schools
  • Health Practitioners
  • Medical Hospitals
  • Nursing Care Facilities
  • Home Healthcare
  • Higher Education

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of the renowned RiteCare Center for Communication Disorders, which provides knowledge, training and relevant practical experiences for students to observe supervised evaluations and treatment of children and adults for collaboration with faculty on research projects.

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(February 13, 2017) – Kick start your career in information technology, business economics, health science or another exciting field with this one-day registration event for new students. Complete an application, be admitted and sign up for the upcoming minimester all on the same day. All application fees will be waived for this event. Click through for additional details.

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(January 17, 2017) – Armstrong State University will host a free lecture “Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Review of Existing and Potential Therapeutic Applications in Oncology" by Radiation Therapy Program Coordinator Pam Cartright. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong State University Ranks #41 on U.S. News & World Report for 2017 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs

(January 10, 2016) – In a report published today, U.S.News & World Report ranks Armstrong State University #41 on the 2017 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs list. Armstrong is the only institution in Georgia to be included in the national rankings.

Read More Great Dane’s Hammond for Hope Foundation Awards Two Scholarships to Armstrong

(December 9, 2016) – Armstrong State University has received a three-year commitment from the Hammond for Hope Foundation -- founded by Great Dane -- to fund two scholarships, beginning in fall 2017. One $10,000 scholarship and one $5,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to students working toward graduate degrees in Armstrong’s Communication Sciences and Disorders program. 

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