Bachelor of Science in Communication Science and Disorders

The Bachelor of Science in Communication Science and Disorders 100% online degree encompasses classroom learning and practicum experiences that embrace individuality among students pursuing their education in a positive learning environment.  Speech-language pathologists are health care professionals who evaluate and treat problems related to speech sound production, comprehension and production of language, cognition, voice, stuttering, swallowing, and hearing for individuals across the lifespan that result from various etiologies.  At Brescia, we adhere to the current standards of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association to challenge and prepare our students as they continue into their Master’s program at Brescia University.

The Bachelor of Communication Science and Disorders online program from Brescia University offers:

  • Flexible and Accelerated Courses
    8 week online courses are designed with the adult student in mind, enabling qualified students to complete a degree in as little as two years.
  • Accredited Program
    Brescia University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; telephone number 404-679-4501).
  • Affordability
    The Bachelor of Communication Science and Disorders online degree at Brescia University is offered at an affordable price. Federal and state financial aid is available to those students who qualify.
  • Adult Friendly Campus
    Brescia University has been at the forefront of adult-centered education. Adult students receive exceptional service as they complete their degrees at Brescia University.


Course Descriptions

Degree Requirements

Career Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job growth for Speech-Language Pathologist is expected to rise much faster than average at 19% growth. Those with a master’s degree in Speech-Language will have an advantage.  About 13,200 openings for speech-language pathologists are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

Transfer Credits Welcome

Brescia University values your time and experience. The university gladly accepts transfer credits from other regionally accredited higher-learning institutions. Students can transfer a maximum of 67 credits from a community college and a maximum of 81 from a four-year college or university. Students with previous college experience should submit all transcripts to Brescia for consideration. To graduate, all students must accumulate 120 credit hours. This can be accomplished through a combination of transfer credits and courses offered through Brescia.