Programs Offered by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders:
Graduate Programs and Admissions
More Information on Careers in Communication Sciences & Disorders (links to the ASHA website)
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"Speech-language pathology and audiology will be among the hottest professions in the country in the next decade, according to recent employment growth projections in the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) 2002–2003 Occupational Outlook Handbook . ..."
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Scholarship, Graduate Student Assistantship and FInancial Aid Information
NOTE: Most departmental scholarship applications are due in the fall semester. Please contact the department for up-to-date information regarding application due dates.
Checklist of Essential Functions for students in audiology and speech-language pathology (Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders)
The main office of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is located at: (click here for a campus map)
207 Rackham Building, 60 Farnsworth
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-3339; Fax: (313) 577-8885
The Master's Degree program in Speech-Language Pathology and the Professional Doctorate program in Audiology (Au.D.) are accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Blvd, Rockville, MD 20850, Telephone: 800-638-8255.
Wayne State University (WSU) is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity in all of its operations, employment status, educational programs and related activities. As part of WSU, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders adheres to this same policy for faculty and students as well as for clients of the department's clinics. Students, faculty, staff and persons served in the department's clinics are treated in a nondiscriminatory manner—that is, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or status as a covered veteran.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Speech-Language Pathologists, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/speech-language-pathologists.htm (visited February 20, 2014).
**Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Audiologists, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/audiologists.htm (visited February 20, 2014).
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