B.S., Communication Sciences and Disorders

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UF Online

Bachelor of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders

This degree is an excellent stepping stone for anyone planning on attending graduate school for a career in speech-language pathology or audiology, but also serves as a pathway for various professional positions following graduation. Students focus on human communication processes related to speech, language, hearing and swallowing. They will also become acquainted with communications disorders and the clinical treatments associated with them. For a rewarding profession in the health industry, this degree is a great entry point.

What can I do with this degree?

Here are some common professional paths for graduates:

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
  • Rehabilitation Aid (in a hospital or nursing home)
  • Therapeutic Support Staff
  • Speech-Language Educator

What’s in it for you:

The Gators Online Advantage:

  • Flexible, fully-online courses
  • Affordable tuition and financial aid options
  • Access to UF’s exclusive career services
  • World-renowned UF faculty
  • Earn a degree from the #12 online bachelor’s program (U.S. News & World Report, 2018)
  • Join a Gator nation network 400,000 strong
  • Dedicated academic advisor to guide you throughout your academic career

Admission Requirements

Please set an Appointment or fill out the Contact Me form, and a Complete Florida coach will assist you in determining your eligibility for this program.

First-time applicants will require:

  • About thirty minutes to complete the online application
  • $37 non-refundable application fee ($30 is the application fee and $7 is a processing fee)
  • High school and previous college information


UF Online has three start times a year. Pick the one that works best for your goals and timeline:

  • Fall programs start in August, with an application deadline in June
  • Spring programs start in January, with an application deadline in October
  • Summer programs start in May, with an application deadline in February

Final decisions are rendered on a rolling basis.


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