Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
Welcome to the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology (SPA) at the University of Nevada, Reno. Our department is located in the Division of Health Sciences within the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. Our department is currently home to approximately 12 faculty who are leaders in their field. All faculty hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence from The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Typically there are approximately 200 undergraduate and 50 graduate students enrolled in one of our three degree programs offered (B.S., M.S., and Ph.D.). SPA is committed to maintaining student-faculty ratios that are desirable for effective clinical and academic training. Our department also offers students a unique opportunity to train with faculty who are dedicated teachers, active practitioners, and contributors to the field. Graduate students are prepared for professional careers as Speech-Language Pathologists in schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and community clinics.
The program provides the academic and clinical requirements necessary for the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The Master's degree (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology at the University of Nevada, Reno is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, (800) 498-2071 or (301) 269-5700.