Baylor University
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Arts and Sciences

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Careers

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 Universities and colleges
  • 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