Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Admission Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED ​
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.00 scale)​
  • Online application​
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended​
  • Eligible transfer credits accepted; associate degree completion may satisfy general education requirements​

What can you do with a bachelor’s in communication sciences and disorders?

Your bachelor’s in communication sciences and disorders is the first step toward communication science expertise — but it’s not the only step. While an online degree from Maryville University can qualify you for work as an assistant in various healthcare systems, it’s ultimately designed to prepare you for a master’s degree in the field.

You can work in a variety of settings, including:

  • Hospitals and health clinics
  • Schools and childcare settings
  • Early intervention centers
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Skilled-nursing centers
  • Nursing homes
  • Research centers
  • Private practices
  • Communications-based corporations

Communication is essential for human connection.

And yet, the ability to communicate doesn’t always come easy. But this is your opportunity to change that.  

Break through communication barriers and develop the essential skills in speech science, language development, and audiology. 

Now is the time to take this critical step toward your master’s degree with an online Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  

Already have your bachelor’s degree in a different subject?

A career in speech-language pathology or audiology requires a master’s degree, which means you’ll need a bachelor’s-level understanding of speech, language, hearing, and swallowing disorders. 

If you already have a bachelor’s degree in another subject, we can help you bridge the gap between undergraduate and graduate studies. With your 100% online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Communication Sciences and Disorders, you can build the foundational knowledge necessary for a graduate degree in this rewarding and growing field. 

Start your journey today.

6 start dates per year. Call or email to get started.

Dynamic, affordable, and highly streamlined.

Study on your schedule.  
Access 100% online coursework with no campus visits required and take classes full time or part time.  

Benefit from streamlined admissions.
Apply with no application fee or entrance exams and choose from six start dates.  

Get the support you need.
Whether you need advising, tutoring, counseling, financial aid, or tech support, we’re with you the whole way — from application through graduation.  

Enjoy a dynamic, project-based curriculum.
Participate in guided observation and build your clinical skills using Master Clinician Network.  

Learn from industry leaders.
Discuss your goals with our dedicated faculty, who help you connect the curriculum to your career vision.  

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