About Us


Our Vision

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Oklahoma State University will be a premier academic program in Oklahoma as well as in the country that would distinguish itself by providing exemplary undergraduate and graduate education, recruiting a diverse body of students and faculty, involving in state of the art clinical as well as basic research, and offering evidence-based clinical services to the community.

Our Mission

To fulfill our vision, and in line with the mission of the Oklahoma State University at large, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will focus on: (1) strengthening undergraduate and graduate education by imparting evidence-based pedagogy that is well grounded in theoretical and clinical principles, (2) recruiting a diverse body of students as well as faculty with the assistance of Office of Institutional Diversity at Oklahoma State University (3) increasing student as well as faculty collaborative research within as well as across the department, (4) community engagement by offering evidence-based assessment and treatment services through the OSU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, and (5) maintaining the Council of Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association standards through ongoing self-study. 

Department Documents

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Strategic Plan (2016-2019) (PDF, 128 KB)

Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure (RPT) Policy (PDF, 250 KB)

RPT Addendum-2014 (PDF, 108 KB)

Faculty Workload Policy (PDF, 42 KB)