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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 $5.2 Million Federal Grant to Provide Scholarships to Underserved Students in Waters College of Health Professions

(October 6, 2017) – Armstrong State University Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies Donna Brooks, Ph.D., is the recipient of a four-year U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program Grant valued at $5.2 million.

Read More Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Elise Blackwell on Oct. 5

(September 28, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s College of Liberal Arts will present a reading by acclaimed writer Elise Blackwell. The author of five novels, including Hunger, which was named the "Best Book of 2003” by the Los Angeles Times, Blackwell will read from her latest work of fiction, The Lower Quarter

Read More New Waters College of Health Professions Facility Breaks Ground

(Aug. 29, 2017) – Armstrong State University officially broke ground earlier today on the new building that will house the Waters College of Health Professions in Savannah. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal praised the $22 million state-of-the-art facility at a ceremony attended by more than 300 community leaders, political dignitaries, faculty, staff and students.

Read More Governor Nathan Deal Approves $22 Million in Construction Funding for New College of Health Professions Center at Armstrong

(May 1, 2017) – Today, Governor Nathan Deal signed the FY18 budget for the State of Georgia, which includes $22 million in construction funding to build a health professions building on the Armstrong State University campus.

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