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Northwestern School of Communication

Career Pathways

Undergraduate and graduate students in CSD become clinicians, researchers, scholars, advocates, and institutional leaders in the fields of audiology, speech-language pathology, language acquisition and development, learning disabilities, and other related fields.

Depending on the degree one seeks, a student may become a clinician, a physician/provider, a clinical leader, an educator, and/or a researcher/scholar, among countless other pursuits. Given the breadth of research interests pursued by CSD faculty, students may find themselves on the forefront of breakthroughs in emerging fields and areas of study.

Employers include hospitals, clinics, universities, school districts, and nonprofits nationwide.

Notable Alumni