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Mailing Address:
Department of Communicative Sciences & Disorders
Box 6194
Hampton University
Hampton, VA 23668

Phone:
757-727-5435

Fax:
757-727-5765

Communicative Sciences and Disorders

Welcome to the website of the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders. Undergraduate study prepares students for graduate study in the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology and results in the B.A. degree in communicative sciences and disorders. Graduate training in the specialization of speech-language pathology is offered and leads to a M.A. degree. The program is fully accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

The mission of the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders is to prepare undergraduate and graduate students to meet the needs of children and adults with communication impairments in a changing multicultural society.In so doing, the academic programs are designed to disseminate existing knowledge of speech, language swallowing and hearing disorders, and to provide clinical experiences in the prevention, assessment/diagnosis and treatment of speech, language, swallowing and hearing disorders.

CSAD Highlights

  • First degree-granting program at an historically Black university
  • One of 5 accredited Master’s degree programs in the state of Virginia
  • Our chairman, Robert M. Screen, PhD has received "Honors of the Association” from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Our program has received the “Diversity Incentive Award” from the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • We operate a full service on-campus Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic located on the second floor of the Science and Technology building
  • We provide additional outreach clinical services to over 20 public and private schools in Hampton Roads, Virginia
  • We have agreements with 50 clinical agencies for extern clinical practicum
  • We support a viable campus chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) (www.asha.org/students)
  • We offer a distance learning option (www.dlve-slp.org)
  • We are listed in the Compendium of Exemplary Practices by Colleges and Universities in the Recruitment, Retention and Career Transition of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Professionals
  • We provide diverse continuing education services such webinars, seminars and in-services as an ASHA approved Continuing Education provider.