Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Communicative Disorders (CD) is designed to provide undergraduate students with a clinical science foundation that is rigorous and appropriate preparation for a wide range of clinical, educational, and related fields such as nursing, kinesiology, physical therapy, dietetics, orientation & mobility, counseling, and teaching in primary, secondary, and special education. The CD undergraduate degree also prepares students to acquire the prerequisites necessary to apply for graduate study in speech-language pathology and audiology. 

Master of Science

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The Master of Science (MS) in Communicative Disorders is designed to train competent, culturally sensitive speech-language pathologists who can appreciate and understand the importance of research in clinical practice. 

Doctor of Philosophy

The Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education, offered jointly by the University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco State University, culminates in a Ph.D. degree. The program draws on the strengths of both universities in developing leaders and researchers in the field of atypical development and learning.