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Communication Sciences and Disorders


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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Dr. Cheryl D. Gunter, Chair
201 Carter Drive, Suite 400
West Chester, PA  19383
Phone:  610.436.2115
Fax:  610.436.3388

Overview of Programs

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.).

B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders

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

Pre-Graduate Certificate Program (PCP)

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.

M.A. in Speech Lanuage Pathology

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.

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