Students applying for the SLP Graduate Program for Fall 2022:  The GRE will continue to be required for the 2022 admission cycle. Please see here for additional admission requirements.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University is devoted to the study of human communication and associated disorders. The Department offers the Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) in Communication Sciences and Disorders and the Master of Science Degree (M.S.) in Speech-Language Pathology. The undergraduate and graduate programs support the Department's mission to prepare students for careers in Speech-Language Pathology. The goal of the program is to prepare students to meet ASHA certification standards and NC state licensure requirements for entering clinical practice.

The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology at Appalachian State University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. 

The Department is home to the Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic which serves as a community-based training facility for graduate students pursuing their Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology. The Clinic has provided quality services to children, adolescents and adults with communication disorders since 1968.

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Open House

CSD Open House Fall 2021

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September Clinic Newsletter

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Communication Disorders Clinic

The Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic is a unit in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and provides prevention, assessment, and treatment services in the areas of speech, language, swallowing, and hearing disorders.

Dr. Gail S. Donaldson
BCBS-NC Professor and Department Chair
460K Levine Hall
Phone: 828-262-6533
Fax: 828-262-6766

CD Clinic
For appointments please call:
Phone: 828-262-2185
Fax: 828-262-6766