Why Study Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology?

Here are five reasons to choose undergraduate and graduate programs in speech-language pathology and audiology:

  1. Speech-language pathology and audiology are consistently rated among the best careers in today’s rapidly changing job market.
  2. You will gain valuable research experience at TU and develop tools you will use in future clinical and research practice.
  3. You will be prepared to work with a variety of patient populations from infants to the elderly in diverse settings, such as schools, clinics, hospitals and other healthcare environments.
  4. You will get the solid academic foundation you need to pursue graduate study leading to clinical certification and career opportunities as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist. Clinical certification and state licensure in speech-language pathology requires the master’s degree. State licensure in audiology requires a doctoral degree.

As an undergraduate, you can participate in internships and volunteer opportunities that expose you to various aspects of communication across disciplines. As a graduate student, you will join a team of multidisciplinary professionals in unique and varied clinical experiences that will give you a first-hand look at the profession of your choice.