Department of Communication Science & Disorders

Information for Prospective CSD Students

Welcome to Communication Science and Disorders at the University of Montevallo!

Our professors and clinical supervisors are all exceptional Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) who have practiced extensively in the field and are passionate about mentoring our students to become outstanding clinical professionals. The University of Montevallo has been preparing SLPs since the 1950s and our longstanding relationships with hospitals, private clinics, schools, and skilled nursing facilities allow our students to secure top externships and coveted jobs. Come visit us and see what we have to offer!

-Dr. Linda Murdock, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Department Chair and Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Want to learn more about the value of a degree in Communication Science and Disorders? Check out these resources from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA):
The Profession of Speech-Language PathologyValue of an Undergraduate Degree in Communication Science and Disorders

A degree in Communication Science and Disorders opens a world of opportunities in the fields of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; it can be hard to decide which path to take! Take this quiz below to determine which field may be better suited for you.
Speech-Language Pathology vs Audiology quiz

Speech-Language Pathologists and their client base are an exceptionally diverse group of individuals. In our Communication Science and Disorders program, we value the significance of treating diverse populations. To learn more about diversity in Speech-Language Pathology, view the video below:
Diversity in Speech-Language Pathology