Communication is interwoven into nearly every aspect of daily life, so much so that we rarely think twice about what it takes to speak a sentence or hear the lyrics to a song.
The Nicholls Health Sciences Concentration in Communicative Disorders degree is dedicated to assisting the student seeking a career as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist in being accepted to a graduate program which is necessary for national certification and state licensure. The program offers a strong academic foundation. Graduates of the program cite the following program strengths as key factors in their subsequent graduate school success: the rigor and comprehensiveness of their courses;and the caring and accessible faculty.
Health Sciences Communicative Disorders Curriculum 18-19
Why become a speech-language pathologist or audiologist?
You can make a difference by:
- helping others with speech-language and hearing impairments,
- advocating for prevention and service to family and friends, and
- making a positive difference in people’s lives.
You can also:
- enjoy a career in an expanding profession,
- contribute to the development of new techniques and use technology,
- earn a good living with salary or hourly/contractual options,
- work as part of a professional team or work independently, and
- enjoy job flexibility with different work setting options.
Learn more at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Web site.