Our students obtain the skills to prevent, diagnose, monitor and treat communication disorders.
Graduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology are accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Students work with pediatric patients in our Speech-Language Pathology Clinic.
Members of LU's chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association raise awareness of autism.
Our Audiology Clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation to identify and manage hearing and balance disorders.
As a training institution, our Audiology Clinic is committed to providing services using the latest evidence-based protocols and equipment.
Our Voice Laboratory and Vocology Clinic provides vocal rehabilitation.
The ability to communicate with family, friends and community is a valuable gift. A speech or hearing impairment can affect all aspects of the affected individual’s life. Through the study of Speech and Hearing Sciences, our students obtain the skills to prevent, diagnose, monitor and treat communication disorders as audiologists and speech-language pathologists.
There has been a significant national shortage of speech-language pathologists and audiologists for many years. Consequently, the job market has been excellent and usually 100 percent of our graduates find employment within their profession.
Our graduates work in a wide variety of medical, rehabilitation and educational settings, including hospitals, clinics, home health agencies, physicians’ offices, nursing homes, schools and early childhood centers. In addition, some of our graduates work in private practices and others have pursued a career in research by pursuing a Ph.D.
The Doctor of Audiology and Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Lamar University are accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. See more at: www.asha.org.