Utah State’s Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education (COMDDE) prepares students through distance and campus education for rewarding careers within the field of communication sciences and disorders. Speech-language pathologists (SLPs), audiologists, and deaf educators work as clinicians, teachers, researchers, college instructors, clinical educators, and administrators. They work in diverse settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools, early intervention programs, research laboratories, industry, private practice, government agencies, the armed forces, and post-secondary education. There is a strong demand for these professions in metropolitan and rural settings across the country.
Our department is committed to educating students to the highest level of quality, advancing awareness and knowledge of normal and disordered processes of communication, and providing clinical and educational practices that effectively meet the communication and academic needs of children and adults with communication differences and disorders. Explore the many educational options we offer to find the path that suits your interests and circumstances.