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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Already have your bachelor’s degree in a different field?
The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Communication Sciences and Disorders is designed to help you develop your foundation in specialized skills like speech science, language development, and audiology.
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.
Experience a streamlined curriculum.
Full-time students can complete this 47-credit program in about two years, but transfer credits can help you can shorten your completion time.
Career paths in communication sciences and disorders.
Your career opportunities with a professional certificate in communication sciences and disorders will vary depending on the path you choose. After completing your professional certificate, you can pursue graduate-level education in a relevant area like speech-language pathology or audiology.
With a master’s degree in speech-language pathology you can:
- Qualify to sit for the national examination (Praxis)
- Complete your clinical fellowship year (CFY) and obtain your Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP or CCC-A)
- Apply for state licensure
Get started today.
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in an area other than communication science and disorders
- Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (college)
- Official transcripts from all colleges or universities previously attended
- Eligible transfer credits accepted
- No standardized tests required
With your certificate plus your graduate education, 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
Start your journey today.
Next Start Date: 01-15-24
Call: +1 (314) 529-9334
Schedule an appointment with an advisor.