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COVID-19 CSD Academic Office Information

The CSD academic office is operating remotely at this time. Students, faculty, staff and members of the public may reach the CSD academic office via email (preferred) at or may also leave a voicemail at 316-978-3240.

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Communication Sciences and Disorders

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at Wichita State University engages students in practical hands-on experiences through our campus clinic and partner facilities.

Clinical graduate programs prepare students for careers as speech-language pathologists and audiologists who provide evaluation and treatment of speech, language and hearing disorders in hospital, school and private practice settings and serve clients of every age.

Our Ph.D. program is individualized to prepare scholars for careers in research, teaching and advanced clinical practice.

WSU offers an exceptional academic and clinical education for CSD students with nationally ranked programs that are highly regarded by employers. If you want a rewarding career helping others, this is the place for you. Email at: or call us at 316-978-3240.


CSD in the News

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WSUSSLHA awarded 2020 Bronze Chapter Honors

Congratulations to the Wichita State University Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (WSUSSLHA) for receiving the Bronze Chapter Honors from the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA)! This is WSUSSLHA’s second consecutive year receiving this award. 

AmpCare grant recipients

 AmpCare grant

Health Concepts Foundation, a Wichita-based non-profit organization, has awarded funding to CSD for the AmpCare Effective Swallowing Protocol equipment and training. AmpCare is an FDA-approved therapeutic neuromuscular electrical stimulation system for swallow rehabilitation.

Erin O’Bryan and Liz Loy, asst. clinical professors, will be the first clinical supervisors trained to use the new system for swallow therapy. Breanna Bobbit, MA-SLP student, plans to use the AmpCare system for her Masters thesis project.

Pediatric Feeding Group

Pediatric Feeding Group awarded funding

Congratulations to the Pediatric Feeding Group at the SLH Clinic, whose recent proposal was approved and funded by CHP's Interprofessional Education (IPE) Advisory committee! 

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