The Graduate Communication Sciences and Disorders program includes an academic course of study designed to enable students to meet the Knowledge and Skills prescribed by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association to be a speech-language pathology.

See the complete listing of courses in the catalog.


You'll be assigned an academic advisor upon entry into the program and meet with your advisor, at least once a semester, to review your progress in your academic and clinical requirements.

You will work with your& advisor to plan a course for study using the Masters CSDS Course of Study 22-23 (pdf) form, complete your clinical experiences, and meet all requirements:

  • ASHA Certification
  • Licensure from the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Licensure from the Virginia Board of Education

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Career Services maintains job postings of all SLP positions, including the job postings forwarded by faculty.