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About the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

The department consists of an undergraduate program in the discipline of communication sciences and disorders and a graduate program in speech-language pathology.

Here are some things that set us apart:

  • Nationally known for our commitment to diversity. The Lynda R. Campbell Memorial Lecture Series honors the contributions of former Chair and Associate Professor, Lynda R. Campbell, Ph.D., whose research and teachings in multiculturalism were an inspiration to her students, colleagues and members of the community.
  • Our graduate program is listed as the top ranked program in Missouri by the U.S. News and World Report, America's Best Graduate Schools, 2009. METI
  • State-of-the-art web-based technology for clinical education
  • Students from our graduate program were awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Award by the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association for 11 of the past 20 years (1991-2011)
  • Quality and variety of on- and off-campus clinical experiences, including the Early Childhood Language/Literacy Clinic and the International Adoption Clinic
  • Strong liberal arts undergraduate education, including study abroad opportunities, and on-campus clinical practicum opportunities for undergraduates
  • Average class size of 30-40 students 
  • Approachable and supportive faculty

2015 Summer Institute:

Contact: Cheryl Follmer  ( for more information

Links to professional organizations:

American Academy of Audiology
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Educational Audiology Association
Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association
National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing Professionals

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