The mission of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is to provide students with an innovative, high-quality education that integrates a foundation of theoretical and empirical information with state of the art clinical services; that promotes critical thinking and problem solving skills central to clinical practice and scholarly activities; that engages in cross-disciplinary scholarly activity, research, and collaborations that enhance the theoretical and applied knowledge in the fields of speech, language and hearing sciences, speech-language pathology, and theoretical linguistics; and provides service to the university, the professions and the community that reflects a commitment to ethics and respect for a diverse society.
In addition to being active researchers, our faculty provide service to individuals and the broader community, both local and global.
The department is committed to research in language and language disorders, speech, voice and hearing sciences and disorders.
Weiss Hall 109
1701 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122