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logoThe faculty and staff of Western Michigan University's Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences 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.

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News and Announcements

Department chair candidate public presentations

Three candidates for the department chair position will make public presentations in January and February. CHHS faculty and staff are invited to attend and participate in discussions with the candidates. Each presentation will be in CHHS room 4010 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., and will be followed by a brief reception.

Click the links below to review the candidates' CVs.

Spring 2017 graduate program open house and visit days announced

The Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences invites prospective graduate students to our campus in Kalamazoo for tours and orientation. There are two opportunities scheduled for the spring 2017 semester.

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Employment opportunities

Seeking part-time instructors