Thinking about graduate school in
Speech-Language Pathology at UM?
Come to our Graduate Open House
Friday, October 21, 2016
Wallace Speech and Language Center, Room 100
RSVP to Dr. Claire Edwards
email@example.com or 205-665-6724
Department of Communication Science and Disorders
The mission of the Department of Communication Science and Disorders is to establish and provide distinctive academic programs for students in Speech-Language Pathology, collaborations with community partners, and service to individuals with communication disorders.
The department is committed to preparing students to become dedicated, competent clinical leaders in the field of Speech Language Pathology. The curriculum emphasizes the problem-solving and critical thinking skills necessary to become strong clinical professionals capable of serving a diverse client population.
The Department grants the B.S. degree in Speech-Language Pathology. A master’s degree is also offered. Individuals interested in obtaining the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the state license from the Alabama Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (ABESPA) will be required to complete a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
Executive summaries of the annual unit plan and the 3-year strategic plan for the department of Communication Science and Disorders are available by contacting the department.