Communicative Disorders FAQ
Students with a COMD baccalaureate degree are qualified for employment in the human services field. Options include:
- patient advocacy in hospitals
- special recreation associations within park districts
- educational programs for individuals with special needs
- day care centers with young children or older adults
- job coaching
- group homes
- community outreach
- Join a vibrant and active undergraduate student organization, Communicative Disorders Student Association (COMDSA).
- Actively participate in faculty research laboratories in areas such as: autistic spectrum disorders, voice disorders, neurogenic communication disorders, motor speech disorders, early language development, multiculturalism, phonological disorders and school age language disorders.
- Prepare for a career in human services areas such as patient advocacy, special recreation associations, educational programs for individuals with special needs, day care centers with young children or older adults, job coaching, group homes and community outreach.
- Prepare for graduate study in audiology, speech-language pathology, medicine, law or a related field.
Undergraduates in COMD complete honors capstone research projects, work on their own research projects, and assist with faculty research projects. Find more information about other undergraduate research opportunities on campus and possible funding available through the University Honors Program and/or the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning.