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Speech & Hearing Science

About the Speech & Hearing Science (SPHS) Degree

The undergraduate major in Speech & Hearing Science (SPHS) from the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) is a preprofessional degree for speech-language pathology and/or audiology. The undergraduate student in this major obtains a combined degree in Speech & Hearing Science, then chooses to study either speech-language pathology or audiology at the graduate level.

Requirements to practice

A master's degree, or its equivalent, is required for professional practice in speech-language pathology and a doctor of audiology (AuD) is required for professional practice in audiology.


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Dr. Stacy Manwaring
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Elirissa Hui
CSD Undergraduate Advisor

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Disclaimer: We attempt to keep the information on the webpage current and accurate; however, students should always contact a departmental advisor to confirm that the plans they are making reflect the most current information.