Kean University's School of Communication Disorders and Deafness trains future audiologists and speech-language pathologists to diagnose and treat communication disorders. Speech-language pathology and audiology are both rapidly growing, high demand fields. School of Communication Disorders and Deafness graduates serve diverse populations, finding employment in a wide variety of clinical, research and educational settings.
Kean offers a B.A. in Speech and Hearing Sciences. The university also offers pre-professional, M.A. and doctoral programs in Speech Language Pathology. Speech and language pathology combines science and art. The field offers rewarding careers and the opportunity to make a lasting impact in the lives of individuals with speech impairments. A Masters degree is required to enter the challenging field of speech-language pathology.
Undergraduate studies in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences provide a solid foundation for related professions, including special education, deaf education, elementary education and secondary education. The bachelor’s program also sets the stage for graduate work in psychology, social work and some health oriented careers.
Programs in the School of Communication Disorders and Deafness include: