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    Communication Sciences and Disorders - Online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

    Earning certificates can earn you more.

    The Communication Sciences and Disorders Post-Baccalaureate Certificate is online and asynchronous. This certificate allows a student who has earned a bachelor's degree in another field to prepare for application to master's degree programs in speech-language pathology or audiology.

    Why UW-Whitewater Online?

    • Asynchronous program lets you learn day or night
    • Attend part-time or full-time
    • Affordable tuition
    • Optional seminar walking students through the application process for speech language pathology or audiology graduate programs

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    No requirements to come to campus.


    Complete courses asynchronously and part time.


    Enhance your career and expand your knowledge.

    Communication Sciences and Disorders - Online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

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    The online post-baccalaureate certificate in Commnication Sciences and Disorders is a 34-credit program. The certificate's courses follow a prescribed sequence for either one year full-time or two years part-time. Full-time and part-time students begin coursework in the fall semester. 

    For a comprehensive overview of the program structure and required courses, please refer to the Undergraduate Catalog

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    To qualify for admission to the online certificate program, you must have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university with a minimum GPA of 2.0 in undergraduate studies, and meet admission criteria.

    If you do not meet the admission criteria, please email us to determine if you could be admitted on a contingent basis.

    International students must meet additional criteria and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Contact us for information and assistance.

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    The online bachelor's program at UW-Whitewater is a superior value at $412 USD per credit for the 2024-25 academic year. This tuition rate applies to Wisconsin residents, out-of-state and international students who have declared an online bachelor's major. Non-major classes are charged at the standard resident/non-resident level. Visit the Tuition and Fees webpage for complete information.

    Course materials

    Textbook rental is included in the cost of tuition for many courses through the University Bookstore's Textbook Rental program.

    Financial aid

    Students completing a certificate with a degree program may be eligible for financial aid in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, or employment. All of these make up a “Financial Aid Package” and may be offered singly or in various combinations. Since funds are limited, priority for aid is based on financial need and how promptly applications are filed. To find out, or if you have other financial aid questions, contact the financial aid staff person assigned to you or try uwwfao@uww.edu or 262-472-1130.

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    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater offers an excellent opportunity to leverage your existing certificate coursework. 

    Transfer up to 12-credits of your certificate coursework towards the master's degree, saving you time and money.

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