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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Program Overview

Do you want to make a significant difference in people’s lives and help give them a voice? In a world where communication is key to being successful, personally and professionally, it’s more important than ever to be able to effectively communicate and advocate for yourself. Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) help people of all ages, by preventing, assessing, diagnosing, and treating speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. Speech Language Pathology Assistants (SLPA) perform tasks prescribed, directed, and supervised by an ASHA-certified SLP. Enroll in our Communication Sciences and Disorders program today to begin making a difference in the lives of others.

Our program prepares students for a career as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant. It includes a comprehensive curriculum, observation and clinical experience working with a variety of individuals with communication disorders across the lifespan. In addition to practical coursework, this program provides students with the opportunity to gain practical experience by working with clients under the direction and supervision of an ASHA-certified Speech Language Pathologist. 

Start making a difference in people’s lives. Enroll in a Communication Sciences and Disorders program today!  

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.