The A.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders will help you understand speech and language disorders. Your intensive course of study will include supervised field experience in a variety of settings. This degree prepares you to apply for certification as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant to the New Hampshire Allied Health Speech Language Pathology Governing Board. The program meets the guidelines of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
If you already hold an associate or bachelor’s degree, we can provide a credit-efficient pathway to an Associate in Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders and certification as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant.
Degree Program Details
An overview of what we offer, what you’ll learn, and how to get started.
- Role of Speech Language Assistant
- Survey of Communication Disorders
- Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing
- Articulation and Phonological Disorders
- Introduction to Audiology and Aural Rehabilitation
- Clinical Practicum I
- Clinical Practicum II
- Clinical Practicum III
- Clinical Practicum IV
- Language Acquisition
- Gain knowledge, field experience, and core technical skills within the field of speech language pathology assisting.
- Meet professional standards in keeping with state and national guidelines for competency and ethics.
- Regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
- Available fully online with select on campus courses.
- Affordable tuition.
- Top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report for our online bachelor’s degrees.
- 84% of our students are transfer students. Making the most of your transfer credits is our specialty.
- Career counseling is available to all students and alumni. We also extend this service to those considering their college options.
- Faculty who are subject matter experts that share their real-world expertise to help you apply what you learn to your personal goals and career.
Your Prior and Current Learning Counts
Many of our students can demonstrate college-level knowledge gained from military, workplace and volunteer-based training, and experiences. We are expert at helping students demonstrate learning and earning academic credit.Learn More
Speech and language disorders affect a diverse population of patients and today, we see an increased awareness that highlights the need for speech-language therapy. Because early detection of communication disorders is becoming more commonplace, the outlook for careers in Communication Sciences and Disorders is strong.