The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers three programs. The first leads to a bachelor's (B.A.) degree. The second (Pregraduate Certification Program) is for individuals with a bachelor's degree in another field, and it leads to eligibility for admission to a graduate program in Speech- Language Pathology. The third program leads to a master's degree (M.A.).
This degree is a pre-professional program that provides students with basic knowledge
of human communication and communicative disorders in preparation for graduate study
in audiology, speech-language pathology, speech and hearing science, or related health
science or communication fields. View more information about the B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
This program is for students who have a bachelor's degree in a field other than communicative
disorders, and who would like to pursue a master's degree in speech-language pathology
or audiology. View more information about the Pre-Graduate Certificate Program.
This degree provides students with the academic and clinical practicum experiences required for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP). Both a thesis and a non-thesis option are offered. The M.A. degree program in Speech-Language Pathology at West Chester University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 220 Research Blvd., #310 Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. View more information about the M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology.