For sport and exercise doctoral programs, ranked by the National Academy of Kinesiology.
By 2031 for speech language pathologists — much faster than the average profession.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Our faculty and researchers are focused on solving the biggest problems facing humanity.
Up to 10% of Americans have a speech language communication disorder, which can range from stuttering to aphasia. At UCF, students learn from experts like Debra Knox how to become contemporary speech language pathologists who are culturally competent and can best serve the communities in which they live and work in.
Empowering People to Communicate
Debra Knox, associate instructor and director of UCF’s Communication Disorders Clinic, prepares graduates to address the constantly evolving needs of people with speech language communication challenges.
I’ve never seen a more dedicated faculty who genuinely cares about their students’ success, both in and out of the classroom.”
Daniela Berrios ’15 ’17MA
“I owe so much to UCF, the communication disorders program and the professors who continue to impact my career and our profession.”
Berrios is a bilingual speech-language pathologist with the Debbie Institute at the University of Miami who has been recognized by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
Eric Camarillo ’16 ’19MNM
“Our organization is led by young adults — most of them in college or recent graduates. The energy we bring and the passion we have for making a difference has really fueled the organization.”
Camarillo is founder of Service and Love Together, a nonprofit that provides food, clothing and other necessities to the homeless in Central Florida.
College of Health Professions and Sciences Degrees
There are many benefits to taking a more proactive approach to choosing a career. The College of Health Professions and Sciences has curriculum and programs to help you land your next opportunity.
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services
- Communication Sciences and Disorders (BA)
- Communication Sciences and Disorders (BS)
- Communication Sciences and Disorders (MA)
- Communication Sciences and Disorders (MA) - Accelerated BA/BS to MA
- Communication Sciences and Disorders (MA) - Masters Consortium
- Communication Sciences and Disorders (MA) - Out of Field Track
- Communication Sciences and Disorders Minor
- Language Development and Disorders Undergraduate Certificate
- Medical Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Certificate