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Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Thanks for visiting our Website. I hope you find the information you need about our programs on these Web pages.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers an undergraduate pre-professional program in communication sciences and disorders (BS) which provides the appropriate coursework and experiences for graduate work in audiology or speech-language pathology.

We offer graduate professional programs in Audiology (AuD) and Speech-Language Pathology (MA). Students in these programs enjoy a balance of coursework, research and carried clinical practice experiences, excellent and caring faculty, and a variety of clinical experiences.

We also offer the PhD in speech-language pathology, audiology and speech, language and hearing sciences, with the goal of preparing future faculty for roles in teaching and research. The presence of our wonderful PhD students adds to the vibrant research and clinical atmosphere in the program through their interactions with faculty and other undergraduate and graduate students.

The research and clinical activities in French East make it an exciting place with faculty who enjoy national and international reputations for their contributions to their professions. We have financial assistance available in the form of graduate assistantships, fellowships and scholarships, which are dependent upon available funds.

We encourage you to come to visit and talk with our faculty and students.

Lisa Kelchner, PhD
Interim Department Head

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Focus on Students with Jade Clark

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Jade Clark, a senior in the Speech Language Pathology Program at theUniversity of Cincinnati (UC) College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS), is therecipient of a $7,500 Gallagher Student Health Careers Scholarship, one of onlysix college students across the country to earn the merit-based scholarship.Clark is the first UC student to win the Gallagher Scholarship, given outannually since 2001 by the student health insurance company.This honor is the latest in a series for Clark as in her time at UC, shehas received several scholarships and awards. In addition to the GallagherScholarship, she is the 2016 recipient of the Annie Fitzgerald Award forLeadership and Service, and also received the 2016 Kacher-Bloom MemorialScholarship. She is also active in several campus organizations and volunteersfor many groups on and off campus, including living in the Gen-1 house andserving as a Gen-1 ambassador. Read Story

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