Student Outcome Data

The Department of Communication Disorders offers an undergraduate major and a graduate major in communication disorders.  Students who have an undergraduate degree in any field from an accredited university are encouraged to apply for entrance into the graduate program.  Prerequisite course work is incorporated into the student's graduate planned program. Students may choose full-time or part-time study; however, the last two semesters of the program must be full-time in order to complete two off-campus clinical practica (typically 40 hours per week).

Council on Academic Accreditation


The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology (residential) at Southern Connecticut State 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, Maryland, 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. The current accreditation cycle expires in November 2026.

Program Completion Rate

Academic Year Number completed within expected time frame Number completed later than expected time frame Number not completing Percent completed within expected time frame
2020-2021 36 2 1 92%
2019-2020 33 2 0 94%
2018-2019 34 0 0 100%

  95.33% – Three Year Average

Praxis Examination Pass Rates of Graduates

Academic Year Number Reported Taking Exam Number Passed Exam Pass Rate Percent
2020-2021 38 100% 100%
2019-2020 35 100% 100%
2018-2019 34 100% 100%

  100% – Three Year Average

Employment Rates of Graduates within One Year of Graduation

Academic Year Number of Graduates Employed Number of Graduates Not Employed Percent of Graduates Employed
2020-2021 38 0 100%
2019-2020 35 0 100%
2018-2019 34 0 100%

100% – Three Year Average