Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
Thank you for your interest in our department! We are often asked what speech pathologists and audiologist do. This page is designed to provide you with basic information about each field and to answer questions you might have about our academic programs. We are very proud of our professions and the contributions we make to our community. Speech pathology and audiology are growing significantly in demand in popularity. In fact, the U.S. News and World Report ranks speech-language pathology in the top three "Best Social Service Jobs" and has ranked audiology as one of the "Best Careers". We welcome you to explore!
The Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology is essential for professional competence in the field. The Ph.D. program is designed to produce a highly qualified professional who may be employed in a university, clinic, hospital, research laboratory, or school system.