Welcome!

Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Health Professions. We offer new and emerging programs at GVSU that educate future professionals to serve individuals with communication disorders.

The professions of speech-language pathology and audiology, for which our students are preparing to enter, are regularly listed at or among the very top in terms of job availability and job satisfaction. They are also listed among the least stressful.

If you are a compassionate, enthusiastic person who enjoys working with people and improving their quality of life then you should find one or more of these degree programs to be a good fit for you. You can learn more about each of these programs by following the links to the left and below.

 
Speech-Language Pathology M.S.Speech-Language Pathology MS: This is a newly approved and accredited masters degree program. The inaugural class matriculated in Fall 2013 with a second class beginning Winter 2014.
 
Coming soonComing soon: We are developing two programs: Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) and American Sign Language Interpreting (B.S.), that are passing through the approval process within the university.
 
Apply to Grand Valley Graduate Admission: Applications are now being accepted for the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology. Visit this page to go to the Graduate Admissions site and learn more information about the application process.  
 
Apply to Grand ValleyUndergraduate Admission: Visit this page for more information about admissions to GVSU.  Departmental application: Secondary Admission Application.
 
Accreditation Accreditation: The graduate program in speech-language pathology has been awarded candidacy accreditation status. Visit the accreditation page to learn more.

 

Page last modified July 24, 2014