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About Us

The Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) is actively engaged in research and scholarship, innovative in its teaching and clinical education, and is strongly committed to its advocacy and community outreach efforts. We prepare students for exciting professions which improve the lives of persons or family members who have communication disorders. 

CSD has two minors, a Bachelor of Science (BS) program in Communication Sciences and Disorders, a professional Master of Science (MS) program in Speech-Language Pathology, and a professional Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program.

Students enrolled in courses within the Division of CSD have the opportunity to participate in research, to take part study abroad experiences related to the profession, and to join student organizations focused on increasing awareness and resources for those with communication disorders. 


We support, mentor, and engage students to be curious, competent, caring professionals who positively impact the profession and the diverse individuals we serve in West Virginia and beyond.


To cultivate collaborative clinical education and research.

Strategic Plan (2021-2024)

Goal 1: Increase research and creative activity and student participation in research activities.

Goal 2: Provide responsive and contemporary clinical services by involving students, faculty, and clients in generating discoveries that inform practices throughout WV and beyond.

Goal 3: Provide responsive and contemporary educational environment for learning at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

To access the current progress on the strategic plan you may go here.