2nd bachelor's degree

Why a 2nd bachelor's degree in Communicative Disorders online?

  • address a national need
  • compete for admission into graduate programs
  • work as a speech-language pathology assistant or technician.
  • Graduates of our program have continued on to Master's or Doctorate programs here.

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The distance education COMDDE bachelor’s degree programs are accredited under the university's accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required for admission into the 2nd bachelor’s online program.  Students planning on graduate school should carefully and honestly evaluate their potential for excelling in their coursework and maintaining a high GPA. Many graduate programs across the country, including USU, accept students with higher GPAs. (Average GPA usually 3.75 – 3.8)


Advisor: Brynne Davies

Phone: (435) 797-8240

Email: comd.distance@usu.edu

COST per credit:

  • $310 Per Credit. 
  • College of Education Differential Tuition.  Please refer to last page of Tuition Table
  • 35 Credits
  • Cost per credit based on current academic year. Some programs/courses may have additional fees. Please review our state authorizations to see if this program is offered in your state. 

Applications Due:

  • Summer Semester: April 1
  • Fall Semester: April 1 (Freshmen) June 1 (Others)
  • Spring Semester: October 1


  • Speech-Language Pathologist
    (graduate degree needed)
  • Clinical Aide
  • Assistant of Technician in  Speech Language Pathology
  • Assistant in Clinical Audiology  or Educational Audiology