Speech Pathology and Audiology

  • 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

The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association at Western Michigan University is hosting an event called Bowling for Books to support literacy programs for young children on Sunday, March 29, 1 to 3 p.m. at Pinz Kalamazoo on Stadium Drive. Find more information on the flier

Spring 2015 Graduate Student Visit Days
Friday, Jan 30, 2015
Friday, Feb. 10, 2015
Friday, March 20, 2015
Friday, April 17, 2015

Newsletter available
A Fall 2014 issue of the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology Network News is available. 

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