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Undergraduate Program

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Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology

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On-Campus Clinic

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Hands-On Experiences. Expert Faculty. Clinical Opportunities.

In support of Radford University’s commitment to providing students a transformative educational experience within a community of inclusivity and empowerment, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is committed to cultivating excellence in student-centered learning and engagement. We foster innovative faculty-student collaborations and a supportive environment to inspire student success through a shared vision of inclusiveness and service within the campus community and beyond. Learn more about the Department of Communication and Sciences and Disorders.

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Preparing Students for Academic and Career Success

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100% Exam Pass Rate

The 3 year average for the pass rate of the Praxis Examination is 100%.

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Program Completion

The 3 year average program completion rate is 98%.

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Employment

The 3 year average for employment rate for graduates is 100%.

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COSD News and Announcements

  1. Radford University names Corey Herd Cassidy, Ph.D. as Executive Director of the newly-created Academic Success Center »

    4/14/2020

    Radford University has named Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Waldron College of Health and Human Services Associate Dean Corey Herd Cassidy, Ph.D. as Executive Director of the newly-created Academic Success Center effective June 1, 2020.  

  2. Student takes RARE opportunity to work first-hand with school children in Peru »

    8/8/2019

    When Pennington heard about the Radford Amazonian Research Expedition program at Radford University, she knew that was a way for her to get first-hand research experience.  

  3. COSD Class of 2018 passes national certification exam with flying colors »

    9/20/2018

    The Spring 2018 graduates of the Radford University Communication Sciences and Disorders (COSD) program have extended the department’s reputation for excellence.

  4. Luncheon wraps up summer RiteCare clinics  »

    7/10/2018

    Radford University’s Department of Communications Sciences and Disorders concluded its three-week RiteCare Clinics summer program with a luncheon July 2. 

  5. Music therapy students work hands-on with children in the Preschool Language Lab »

    6/25/2018

    In the Preschool Language Lab, music therapy students work alongside communication sciences and disorders graduate students to assist young children develop verbal communication skills.

  6. Scottish Rite and Radford COSD team up again for RiteCare summer camps »

    5/31/2018

    For the 23rd consecutive year, Radford University will host a series of RiteCare© camps this summer to enhance children's literacy and language skills.

  7. Radford COSD students introduced to newest tool for swallowing therapy »

    5/8/2018

    To help patients recover from swallowing disorders, aspiring speech language pathologists in the Radford University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders now have access to the latest therapy technology.

     

  8. Large contingent of COSD students and faculty present at state conference »

    4/9/2018

    The Radford University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (COSD) was featured at the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV) annual conference.

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Why Students Choose Radford and COSD

A Highlander is not afraid to stand up and say 'I can do this'."

Hannah Tuttle '20

Communication Sciences and Disorders major with a minor in Psychology

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Faculty Scholarship

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