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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Pre-Audiology Major

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

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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Speech Pathology and Audiology Major

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

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's Degree in Speech Pathology

Master of Arts

Our master of arts in speech 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 (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.