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Communication Sciences and Disorders Department

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JABSOM-Campus-Wide_2012Dec-border   The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) offers one degree option: A Master of Science degree in CSD (emphasis in speech-language pathology). As a part of the John A. Burns School of Medicine, our department is housed within the University of Hawai‘i System. We are currently located in a professional building adjacent to the John A. Burns School of Medicine in Kaka’ako. We have a modern clinic with six clinical training rooms, complete with a state of the art audio-visual monitoring system. We also have an audiology suite, complete with a brand new sound booth and audiometers. The favorable faculty to student ratio enhances the students’ experience and training as they prepare for their professional careers. University of Hawai‘i CSD graduates can be found globally, throughout the Pacific Basin and Asia, including Belau, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand; across the Continental U.S., through the Caribbean and Europe and India. We are a quality partner in the drive to provide Hawai‘i’s people with quality in education, clinical services, and research. Click here for more information about the Department of CSDClick here for student outcome data

Speech and Hearing Clinic (UHSHC)

As part of their training program, all graduate students in speech pathology are required to participate in a clinical practicum at the graduate level.  The UHSHC serves as a teaching facility for speech pathology graduate students who enrolled in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.  Graduate students work directly with patients under the close supervision of an instructor (a certified speech-language pathologist and/or audiologist). The UHSHC provides speech, language, and hearing services to the Hawai‘i community. The clinic provides multi-disciplinary diagnostic evaluations and therapeutic services to children and adults on an outpatient basis. Our clinic is affiliated with University Health partners (UHP, formerly UCERA) which is the faculty practice organization created to support the clinical, academic, and research activities of the faculty of the University of Hawai‘i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Click here for more information about the Speech and Hearing Clinic

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