Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Utah. The Department supports the mission and vision of University of Utah Health and the University of Utah by providing excellence in education, research, and clinical services related to the disciplines of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

Our Department is an exciting place to learn and work. Our faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized scholars, who are advancing clinical and theoretical knowledge through their research in speech, language, and hearing. They are also strongly committed to providing outstanding educational training for our many undergraduate (BS/BA) and graduate students (MS, AuD, PhD) concerning physical, behavioral, social, and other aspects of speech, language and hearing.

We are proud of our program and hope you find our website informative and useful. Please feel free to contact us for more information.

Dr Blomgren

Michael Blomgren, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor and Dept Chair

Our goals

  1. to advance knowledge through innovative basic and clinical research and scholarship,
  2. to train competent and caring speech-language pathologists, audiologists, educators, and scientists, and
  3. to provide compassionate, state-of-the-art clinical services to the community.

Strategic Plan

Our current strategic plan was implemented January 2017 and may be viewed HERE.

Our previous strategic plan was implemented September 2012 and progess through December 2016 may be viewed HERE.

Graduate Program Statistics: Speech-Language Pathology (MS) and Audiology (AuD)

Graduate Program Completion Rates (%)

Academic Year SLP AuD
2015-2016 37/37 (100%) 9/10 (90%)
2014-2015 44/45 (98%) 9/9 (100%)
2013-2014 39/40 (98%) 3/5 (60%)
Average 120/122 (98%) 21/24 (88%)

Employment Rate in the Professions (%)

Academic Year SLP AuD
2015-2016 37/37 (100%) 9/9 (100%)
2014-2015 44/44 (100%) 9/9 (100%)
2013-2014 39/39 (100%) 3/3 (100%)
Average 100% 100%

Residential Graduate Programs - PRAXIS Pass Rates (%)

Academic Year SLP AuD
2015-2016 37/37 (100%) 9/9 (100%)
2014-2015 44/44 (100%) 9/9 (100%)
2013-2014 39/39 (100%) 3/3 (100%)
Average 100% 100%

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