As a CSD major at Baylor, you'll be exposed to a variety of specializations within this profession. This can help you discover what you like to do best, what kinds of clients you work well with, and how you can begin to chart a career path.

Communication sciences and disorder degree programs prepare students to diagnose and treat a variety of hearing and speech disorders in children, the elderly, or patients who have suffered speech or hearing trauma. Students can anticipate careers as:

  • Speech pathologists
  • Audiologists
  • Special education teachers
  • Private school administrators
  • Counselors
  • Consultants
  • Speech and hearing therapists
Common employers for people with CSD degrees include:
  • Schools
  • K-12
  • Hospitals
  • Physicians' offices
  • Speech, language, and hearing centers
  • Home healthcare offices
  • Nursing homes
  • Residential facilities
  • Federal agencies including:
    Department of Veterans Affairs
    National Institutes of Health
    Department of Health and Human Services
    Department of Education
    Armed Services
  • Health Maintenance Organizations
  • Private individual or group practice
  • Public health departments
  • Rehabilitation centers