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Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology program is to prepare reflective speech-language pathologists leading to lifelong learning and success by providing a student-centered experiential learning environment. Our students are mentored and prepared in developing leadership, critical thinking skills, a strong commitment to their profession and society, and become active contributors to the diverse local and global communities in which they serve, facilitating growth and progress in the profession. These efforts are assisted by the department’s commitment to professional growth through clinical practice, scholarly activity, and service to the profession and the community. The program is developed in accordance with state and national accreditation standards and guidelines to ensure that graduates provide exemplary professional practice throughout their careers. The core values of the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology align with those of the University, ASHA, CAA, and CFCC.

Core Values

  • Equity/Diversity
  • Academic Excellence and Student Success
  • Evidence-Based Accountability
  • Collaboration and Interprofessional Education
  • Community Engagement and Service
  • Integrity
  • Global Engagement and Outreach