There's a growing need for speech-language pathologists and audiologists because of an increased recognition of communication problems in a variety of populations. Learn to prevent, identify, assess and treat individuals of all ages who have disorders of speech, language, voice and swallowing.

Career Path

Speech-Language Pathologists work in a variety of settings

  • Public Schools
  • Health Care facilities
  • Clinics
  • Private Practice

What You'll Study


Our undergraduate program focuses on the normal processes of speech, language, hearing and their associated pathologies. 

For more information check out our Undergraduate Advising Checklists.

SLPOnline: If you have a bachelor's degree or are currently working on a bachelor's degree SLPOnline helps you fulfill the prerequisites and requirements to get into a communication sciences and disorders graduate program.


Complementary Minors

Earning a minor has major advantages! It’s like getting a mini-major, and gives you the competitive edge in the professional arena.

You’ll boost your employment profile; sharpen your skill sets; and exhibit your strong work ethic.

Some academic minors will give you a chance to explore your other interests, and some minors help you specialize your degree.

These minors are compatible with your degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders:


Get the foundation all our professionals need in courses that include

  • Introduction to Sign Language
  • Language Development Across the Life Span 
  • Phonetics 
  • Language and Literacy 

See All Communication Sciences & Disorders Courses

Earn Credits Toward A Graduate Degree

Approved Longwood CSD majors can take two courses their senior year that will count toward their graduate degree: 

  • Fall CSDS 520: Language Disorders in Infants and PreK Children (3 credits) 
  • Spring CSDS 525: Language Disorders in School-Aged Children and Adolescents (3 Credits)

You would transfer in six graduate credits to the Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders program at Longwood University.

Students can also get experience in telepractice prior to starting their graduate degree during their winter session.

Learn more about Longwood's Communication Sciences and Disorders, M.S.