Welcome to the Communication Disorders (CD) Program at North Carolina Central University! Established in 1976, the CD Program is celebrating over 35 years of service to Durham and the surrounding communities. Our Master's of Science (M.S.) degree in speech-language pathology is a full-time program designed to prepare graduates to provide preventative, diagnostic and rehabilitative services to persons exhibiting speech and language disorders. The academic program is nationally accredited in Speech-Language Pathology by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Hearing-Language Association (ASHA).