Become a Transformative Speech Therapist or Audiologist!
At the SJSU Lurie College of Education Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences (CDS), we provide rigorous academic and clinical preparation to students seeking careers working with individuals with communication disorders, and their families. We are guided by a commitment to culturally responsive teaching and clinical training as well as to scholarly research and evidence-based practice. Our graduates will adhere to the highest ethical standards in serving the needs of our culturally and linguistically diverse community.
Communicative Disorders and Sciences Announcements
- Our department recently raised over $5000 to invest in our Kay Armstead Center for Communicative Disorders (KACCD) as we prepare to reopen in 2022. Read more about our fundraiser on our Giving Tuesday webpage.
Lurie College and SJSU Announcements
- 2020-2021 Impact Report - As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, our SJSU Lurie College of Education is positioned to lead. Read about the impact of our students, faculty, programs, and more from the past year.
- 2022 U.S. News and World Report Rankings - Lurie College moved up 33 spots in this year's rankings of Best Education Schools and is #2 among universities in the Cal State system, #4 among universities in the Bay Area, and #14 among universities in California.
- Financial Aid Opportunities - Visit this page to learn about the numerous scholarship and grant opportunities available through the college. The application process for scholarships takes place each spring semester.
- SJSU Lurie College of Education Blog - Our college-wide blog contains more announcements, opportunities, and news for and about CDS students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Student and Faculty Spotlights
Undergraduate student Caryn Iwakiri participated as a Fall 2021 Lurie College Storyteller, which highlights our students along their journeys to becoming transformative educators, counselors, therapists, school and community leaders as they share out a series of short videos over the course of the semester. Watch all of Caryn's videos on our Lurie College TikTok.
Dr. Pei-Tzu Tsai presented "Learning from Stuttering: A Path from Disorder to Diversity" as part of the SJSU University Scholar Series. Dr. Tsai discussed underlying factors of stuttering and stuttering therapy to develop culturally and linguistically responsive services for individuals who stutter and advocated for acceptance and diversity in communication.