UGA Specific Information for Communication Sciences and Disorders

The Communication Sciences and Disorders area is concerned with training of speech/language pathologists, audiologists, and teachers of the hearing impaired. The bachelor’s degree is a general degree that will prepare students to work in many areas or to apply to graduate school. Students who wish to work as licensed and certified speech-language pathologists must complete additional training after the bachelor¹s degree. To obtain full professional credentials and certification from the Georgia Department of Education, students must obtain a Master¹s degree from an accredited program.  Communication Sciences & Disorders typically leads to a career in Speech Language Pathology, which requires graduate school.

Class of 2019 Career Outcomes for Communication Sciences and Disorders*

** Includes Self-Employed

Campus Resources

Additional UGA Career Center Recommendations/Considerations

Please check out additional Graduate School information

Considerations for grad school

  • Shadowing/Volunteering Hours
  • GRE/GMAT requirements 
  • Personal Statement 
  • Recommendations (from professors and those who have observed you in a related SLP setting)

Supplemental Career Research Dashboard

Additional Career Research Resources

O*NET (click on Find Occupations)

Occupational Outlook Handbook (type in general term for career of interest)

Georgia Career Information Center (accessible only on campus computers)

Career Insider: Vault Guides (Under the “Resources” tab and select “Online Resources”)

Candid Career (View professionals speaking about their careers under the “Resources” tab and select “Online Resources”) 

LinkedIn Find Alumni Tool (search what they do, what they studied, what they're skilled at, where they live, and where they work)

Employment Websites

Professional Associations/Resources

Tip: Join LinkedIn groups that are related to your career interest. Need help finding groups? Check out the Groups You May Like link under the Interests/Groups tab. Review the groups that professionals in your field of interest have joined and consider joining them as well. 

The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2019 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Employer Position Title(s)
Academics Plus Intern
Catherine Vereen SLPA/Office Manager Assistant
Christian Campus Fellowship Intern
Fulbright Program English Teacher
Georgia Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing ASL Specialist
Kipp Metro Atlanta Schools Teacher Resident
Neonatal Specialists of Georgia Newborn Hearing Screen Technician
University of Georgia Wesley Foundation Intern
* denotes no responses received.
*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring...," "Job Titles of...," "Career Outcomes for...," and "Graduate/Professional Schools and Programs..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2019 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.


Graduate School Program(s)
Arkansas State University Communication Disorders, Degree Not Specified
Armstrong State University Communication Sciences and Disorders, MS
Auburn University Audiology, AuD
Augusta University Occupational Therapy, MHSOT
Boston University Speech-Language Pathology, MS
Chapman University Communication Sciences and Disorders, MS
Georgia Institute of Technology Full Stack Development, Certificate
Georgia Southern University Communication Sciences and Disorders, MS
Georgia State University Communication Sciences and Disorders, MEd; Communication Sciences and Disorders, MS; Communication Sciences and Disorders, Degree Not Specified
Knoxville Program Not Specified, Degree Not Specified
Louisiana State University Speech Language Pathology, MA
Loyola University Maryland Speech-Language Pathology, MS-SLP
Samford University Speech Language Pathology, MS
The City University of New York Speech-Language Pathology, MA
The University of Tennessee Speech Pathology, MS-SLP
The University of Tennessee Medical Center Audiology, AuD
The University of Texas at Dallas Audiology, AuD
University of Colorado Boulder Speech Language Pathology, MA-SLP
University of Florida Communication Sciences and Disorders, MA
University of Georgia Communication Sciences and Disorders, MEd; Speech-Language Pathology, MSLP
University of Memphis Audiology, AuD
University of South Carolina Speech Language Pathology, MSP; Speech Pathology, MSP; Speech-Language Pathology, MSP
University of West Georgia Communication Sciences and Disorders, MEd; Education (Speech-Language Pathology), MEd; Speech Pathology, Degree Not Specified
Valdosta State University Communication Sciences and Disorders, MEd
* denotes no responses received.