BLOOMSBURG — Zippia.com, a career planning website, named Bloomsburg University one of the top five schools in Pennsylvania for communication disorders sciences majors. Zippia’s ranking criteria included mean earnings of communication disorders sciences majors six to 10 years after graduation; the percentage of the graduating class of the school that are communication disorders sciences majors, and school performance, such as admissions rate, graduation rate and median amount of debt after college.
BU was ranked third in the poll, just behind University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University. According to Zippia.com, Bloomsburg’s graduating class size is 2,532 of which 74 were communication disorders sciences majors. The mid-career earnings of a BU communication disorders sciences graduate is about $46,300 annually.
Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Since the 1960s, Bloomsburg University has offered high quality programs in speech-language pathology and audiology, preparing graduates for successful careers in allied health, public schools, private practice, and other work settings. Offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral education in audiology and speech-language pathology, as well as professional certificates in English as a Second Language and in Intraoperative Neuromonitoring, Bloomsburg University’s Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology prepares students for some of the most sought-after careers in a growing competitive global job market.
Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,600 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.