• A woman conducting a hearing test on another woman.
  • Students and professor collaborating around a computer.
  • Students and instructor hooking a test dummy up to equipment.
  • A professor lectures a class with a visual aid.
  • Photo of a man hooked up to a computer with electronic leads.

The faculty and staff of Western Michigan University's Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology are committed to educating the next generation of speech, language and hearing professionals through unique academic, research and clinical opportunities. Through this program, students enhance their knowledge and develop essential skills and competencies in evaluation, diagnosis, rehabilitation and prevention, as well as research, education and administration. Our graduates are maximally effective in providing clinical services to individuals of all ages with speech, language and hearing impairments.

News and Announcements

Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology to host the Mayo Clinic Audiology Webcast Saturday, Feb. 6

We are pleased to host a live, interactive webcast of the 26th Annual Mayo Clinic Audiology Conference.  The cost to attend the webcast is just $50, which includes the CEU fee, snacks during the two breaks, and lunch.  It is offered for 0.45 CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). More information about the conference can be found in the conference brochure.

 Register by Feb. 1

Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology Graduate Program Open House and Visit Day.

The Department invites prospective graduate students to campus for tours and orientations.  Two opportunities are scheduled for Spring semester 2016. 

Prospective SPPA graduate students may learn about the programs by attending a Visit Day short tour and orientation. Printable flier and RSVP information.

    Visit Day: Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 - 1 to 3 p.m.

On Friday, April 1, 2016 from noon to 4 p.m., we will have an Open House for prospective graduate students.  Printable flier and RSVP information.

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