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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