No matter where you are in your studies — wrapping up high school or completing a master’s degree — the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology has a place for you. Studies here will lead you down a path toward a career as a speech-language pathologist or an audiologist.

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Bachelor’s in Pre-Audiology

Our major in pre-audiology is a pre-professional program that will prepare you to apply for a graduate or professional-level program. Audiology is a rewarding health care profession involving the evaluation and rehabilitation management of people with learning or balance disorders. Learn more.

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Bachelor’s in Speech Pathology and Audiology

Our major in speech pathology and audiology will empower you to help people overcome speech, cognitive (thinking), and swallowing disorders. As a pre-professional program, this major is for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a master’s degree in speech-language pathology or a doctorate degree in audiology. Learn more.

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Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology

Our master of arts in speech-language pathology will give you the knowledge and experience needed to excel in your career as a speech therapist. Learn more.

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Doctor of Audiology Degree (AuD)

A doctor of audiology degree (AuD) will guide you to a fulfilling career helping people of all ages deal with issues relating to hearing and balance. Learn more.