Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.S. Communication Sciences & Disorders


In Speech-Language Pathology, you'll treat conditions such as stuttering, delayed and disordered language development, aphasia, and voice and articulation problems. In Audiology, you'll treat hearing losses with hearing aids and assistive listening devices, and be involved in hearing loss prevention and hearing conservation. In these rewarding fields, you'll take a comprehensive approach to patient care through your interactions with physicians, psychologists, teachers, and other rehabilitation professionals.

US News and World Report ranks the CHS Communication Sciences and Disorders program within the top half of all nationally-ranked programs. We offer three study options: the Health Care Track–for professional practice in a medical facility; the School Track–for employment in a school setting (meets certification requirements of the State's Department of Public Instruction); and the Combination Track–Health Care and School Tracks.

The Bachelor of Science program prepares you for the graduate study required for clinical practice. Unusual among undergraduate programs, our program includes the opportunity to work directly with clients in the UWM Speech and Language Clinic. This real work experience gives you an edge on the competition when applying to graduate programs across the country.