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.

This program is available only to students who live in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont. See Availability in Your State for full details.

Degree Program Details

An overview of what we offer, what you’ll learn, and how to get started.

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.

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Career Outlook

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.