Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences

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About the Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences

The Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences has a three-dimensional mission incorporating teaching, research and service for the advancement of human potential in language, speech, voice, swallowing, hearing and balance. As part of a comprehensive university system dedicated to undergraduate and graduate instruction, teaching is always regarded as the first priority.

About Us


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Dr. of Audiology (Au.D)

A doctoral degree is the entry-level requirement for employment as an audiologist. Doctoral degrees for audiologists are categorized as either a clinical doctorate or doctorate in philosophy.

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M.S. Speech-Language Pathology

The master’s degree is the professional entry-level requirement for employment as a speech-language pathologist. Completion of the programs satisfy: License in all states to practice in medical, rehabilitative or private practice settings, Education credentials in all states for employment in public schools, Professional certification by the Council for Clinical Certification ASHA.

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B.A. Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

The Communicative Disorders major involves studies in the disciplines of speech and hearing sciences, audiology and speech-language pathology.

Department Office

Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences

Monterey Hall (MH) 301

18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8279

  • Phone: (818) 677-2852

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Business Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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