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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.

NEWS:

Read More College of Education Alumni Honored as 2017 Teachers of the Year

(April 4, 2016) – At a special Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools gala, 28 of Armstrong's College of Education alumni were honored as school-level Teachers of the Year. Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education President Jolene Byrne told attendees that this honor is given in recognition and appreciation of the teachers' service to students and families.

Read More Start Strong, Start Now Registration Event

(February 11, 2016) - Armstrong will host a one-day Start Strong, Start Now registration event for the Spring 2016 mini-mester on Friday, February 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the lobby of Victor Hall, located on Armstrong's main campus at 11935 Abercorn St. This event helps new students apply, get admitted and sign up for classes.

Read More Georgia Game Changers Injury Screens

(December 18, 2015) - First year students in our DPT program conducted screenings at Georgia Game Changers. The students performed Functional Movement Screens (FMS) and Y-Balance tests on approximately (50) participants. Participants included recreational runners, high school track runners, and the general public. These screenings provided the students with an opportunity to provide a community service and practice new skills.

Read More New Armstrong Liberty Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held in Hinesville, Ga.

(December 11, 2015) - Armstrong State University and the City of Hinesville hosted a ribbon cutting for the new Armstrong Liberty Center, located in Hinesville, Ga., on Dec. 10. The 21,000-square-foot facility, which will open to students in January, is more than double the size of the previous Liberty Center.

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