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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