Communication Sciences

  • MS-SLP Class of 2019

    MS-SLP Class of 2019

  • BRCHS Ireland Study Abroad 2019

    BRCHS Ireland Study Abroad 2019

  • MS-SLP Class of 2018

    MS-SLP Class of 2018

  • CSD Faculty 2018

    CSD Faculty 2018

  • NSSHLA at Apraxia Walk 2017

    NSSHLA at Apraxia Walk 2017

​​​​​​​Mission Statement

Communication is a right for all individuals and impacts all aspects of life. The Jacksonville University Communication Sciences and Disorders faculty members are dedicated to preparing students to become scholars and clinicians that provide the highest caliber of research and clinical services for all individuals. Faculty are committed to utilizing innovative, experiential learning using critical thinking with an emphasis on evidence-based practice.

Our core values, which are emphasized in our programs, include:



Ethical behavior





To view our plan to accomplish this mission, you can download our department's current strategic plan below.

JU CSD Program Strategic Plan for 2019-2021

Programs & Degrees


The Master of Science program in speech-language pathology at Jacksonville 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.

Council on Academic Accreditation - Accredited​​​​​​​​


The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is committed to ensuring that all people with speech, language, and hearing disorders receive services to help them communicate effectively.

CAA is recognized as an accrediting agency by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education (USDE). Both agencies' recognition requirements require CAA to ensure that student achievement data and other program information are transparent, consistent, and accessible to the public.

The Jacksonville University Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology (MS SLP) program was awarded accreditation candidacy from the Council on Academic Accreditation Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) on March 22, 2014.