Communications Disorders and Sciences

  • CSUN CD students in speech and hearing laboratory

    Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences

  • CSUN CD students and faculty testing with speech and hearing equipment

    Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences

Graduate Residential Program

The residential program is comprised of students attending classes on the campus of California State University Northridge. The first table consists of the percent of program graduates who are employed in the profession within the first year after graduation, beginning with the most recently completed full year.

PeriodNumber of GraduatesPercent Employed
Three Year Average for Graduates Employed within First Year of Graduation (2014-2017): 93%

 The second table shows the pass rate for the previous five academic years on the PRAXIS Examination.  This national examination is used by students to qualify for professional certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and to qualify for licensure in each state.  The three-year average pass rate is for the immediate past three years.

PeriodNumber of Students Taking ExamNumber of Students Who PassedPass Rate
Three-Year Average (2014-2017):90%

The residential program completion rate is seen on the third table.  The expected time for completion of the degree begins at the time a graduate student achieves Classified Graduate status, having completed degree program pre-requisites.

PeriodCompleted Within TimeCompleted LaterNot CompletedPercentage Completing
Three-Year Average for Completed (2014-2017)100%