The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has a long and distinguished history providing educational and rehabilitation services to Baylor University, Texas, and the nation through its examination of the speech, language, swallowing, and hearing processes, and related disorders.
The mission of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Baylor University is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service in the areas of speech-language pathology, audiology, ASL, and deaf education by integrating academic excellence, clinical experiences, research, and service to the community.
Communication Sciences and Disorders
In the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders, we seek to diagnose and treat a variety of speech, language, swallowing, and hearing disorders, improving communication while also improving quality of life. Our profession is dedicated to expanding people's abilities to express themselves.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers four academic degree programs:
- Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders
- Residential Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders
- Online Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders
- PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic
The Baylor Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients of all ages with difficulties such as disorders or delays in language or literacy (both verbal and written), speech sounds, voice, swallowing or feeding, social, augmentative, or alternative communication, and hearing.
The Master of Science (MS) education program in speech-language pathology (residential and distance education) at Baylor University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296- 5700.