Communication Sciences and Disorders

MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Graduate students develop expertise in anatomical, physiological, neurological, acoustic, psychological and cultural bases of speech, language, and hearing processes and disorders. The learning process involves Integrating scientific theory, research, and evidence-based principles into prevention, assessment, and intervention practices.

The Communication Sciences and Disorders master's program in speech-language pathology at California State University, Chico is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700). 

Recipients of this degree are qualified to apply for Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech-Language Pathology by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, licensure in speech-language pathology by the California Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board, and the Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Advisement: Students enrolling in a California State University program who are planning to pursue licensure or certification, please see this important note(opens in new window) from the Office of the Chancellor.

View the CMSD Graduate Degree in the University Catalog for program information and course offerings.

Dr. Susan Steffani
Graduate Coordinator 
Communication Sciences and Disorders Program
Aymer J. Hamilton 112D

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