Communication Sciences and Disorders
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has a long and distinguished history of educational and rehabilitation service to Baylor University, the Waco community, and beyond. The Department includes both highly respected undergraduate and graduate academic programs as well as the Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic.
The Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders degree program emphasizes speech-language pathology and offers comprehensive education in the fundamental principles of the field.
The Master of Science degree program in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders prepares students to become certified professional speech-language pathologists through rigorous academic coursework and robust clinical experiences.
The Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders online program is designed for aspiring speech-language pathologists who are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for children and adults with speech, language, and hearing disorders.
The CSD PhD program centers on God and our faith mission as scientists, clinical scientists, and educators. Our aim is to mentor servant leaders in research and education in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Baylor University graduate Swinita Shah shares about her experience in the Online Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders program, including her inspiration for becoming a speech language pathologist and the aspects of the program that helped her reach her goals.
For Hispanic Heritage Month, Baylor's Robbins College is highlighting a few of our outstanding Hispanic and Latino Americans Bears. Connie Mendoza is a student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders master's degree program and a member of the inaugural cohort of Trailblazer Scholars. Mendoza is pursuing a calling of service and using her gifts to make an impact in the speech-pathology profession.
Concussions, which are a mild traumatic brain injury, have become an epidemic in the United States. Jungjun Park, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is collaborating to develop a detecting tool that is intuitive to use and provides on-site test results.
On August 8, 2023, Jason R. Carter, PhD, celebrates his one-year anniversary as Dean of the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor University. In this Q&A, Dean Carter shares his reflections on this past year along with his hopes and vision for the future.