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Welcome to Communicative Sciences and       Deaf Studies!

An update regarding the Deaf Education Master's Program:

The Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies is proud to announce its redesigned Master's Degree in Deaf Education and Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education Specialist Credential Program - following recently implemented California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) regulations.  

Applications for fall 2020 admissions are now being accepted with a deadline date of April 1, 2020.  



Speech-Language Pathology Program Strategic Plan

To see the current strategic plan for the speech-language pathology program click here


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Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies at California State University, Fresno is to disseminate knowledge and to train professionals in speech-language pathology, audiology, deaf education, deaf studies, and interpreting who will provide quality service to the public. The Department will accomplish this mission by providing a stimulating leaning environment for enhancing personal and educational development, promoting understanding of people of various cultures, and offering opportunities for research and scholarship in communicative sciences and deaf studies.

Equal Opportunity Statement

California State University, Fresno is one of the California State Universities and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, which does not discriminate because of sex, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. The California State University is committed to providing equal opportunities to men and women CSU students in all campus programs, including intercollegiate athletics.