The Division of Communication Disorders offers programs both in Audiology (Au.D. and Ph.D.) and Speech-Language Pathology. The Speech-Language Pathology program is rated in the top 5% of programs in the country. Students in these programs enjoy a balance of research and clinical practice, a diverse client load, caring faculty and staff, and a variety of clinical experiences. The division of Special Education has also been recognized as being in the top 5% of programs in the country by the latest U.S. News & World Report survey. Individuals interested in Special Education can obtain endorsement in Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, Behavioral Disorders, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Learning Disabilities, Visual Impairments and Early Childhood Special Education.