UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Our undergraduate program prepares students for graduate study in speech-language pathology, audiology or related fields. Our graduate program prepares students for professional careers in speech-language pathology. Graduates work in public schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, universities and private practice. 

Mission

Our mission is to ensure, through coursework, laboratories, and practicum experiences, that students demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to become competent and ethical entry-level professionals in the field of speech-language pathology.

Programs

We offer both the Bachelor of Science (BS) and Master of Science Degrees (MS). The undergraduate program has two options: BS-Education BS-Liberal Arts Students who enroll in the BS-Education program typically aspire to work as speech-language pathologists in public or private schools when they ultimately complete their graduate programs. Students who enroll in the BS-Liberal Arts program typically aspire to attend graduate school in audiology or to work as speech-language pathologists in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes or private practice when they ultimately complete their graduate programs in speech-language pathology.


Degree Options

Undergraduate:

  • Bachelor of Science – Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Science – Liberal Arts

Graduate:

  • Master of Science
  • The department houses a state-of the-art Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic that serves residents of the Greater St. Croix Valley (Eastern Twin City Metropolitan Area and western Wisconsin). Our clinical externship program includes 31 medical/rehabilitation sites and 24 public school sites. Students can choose practicum sites in rural, suburban or urban settings.
  • The Master of Science (MS) education program in speech-language pathology at the UWRF is 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.

William G. Larsen Lecture Series

Planning for the transition of youth with disabilities to postsecondary education and employment

David Johnson, PhD
Birkmaier Professor of Educational Leadership and
Director of the Institute on Community Integration
University of Minnesota

Friday, May 8, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
University Center on the UWRF Campus

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Registration is closed.


Contact Us

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
715-425-3801
B31 Wyman Education Building