About the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
The professionals in the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and The Audiology and Speech Center are dedicated to helping individuals achieve the full communication potential.
The University of Akron is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a commission of The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The accreditation cycle is 2012/2013 through 2022/2023.
The Master of Arts (M.A.) education program in speech-language pathology at The University of Akron is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.
The Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) education program at the Northeast Ohio Au.D. Consortium, is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.
The University of Akron does not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, age, handicap, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loans programs, or other school-administered programs.
The College of Health and Human Sciences is committed to improving the human condition. To do so the College values diversity in all forms, including national origin, race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status; and seeks to recruit, retain and graduate a diverse student population.
The CHHS focus on diversity demands an environment where respect for others supports meaningful dialogue across broad, interprofessional issues rooted in academic inquiry, research and discovery. Our graduates are prepared to address the needs of an evolving health care system and value inclusion and the opportunity to serve health needs and promote wellness opportunities to an increasingly diverse community.
The School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology is an academic program in the College of Health and Human Sciences of The University of Akron. Through professional education, the School prepares highly qualified audiologists and speech-language pathologists who are dedicated to helping individuals achieve their full communication potential. To this end, the School advances excellence in student learning, collaborative clinical service delivery, community service, and the scholarship of discovery, integration, application, and teaching.
The mission of the Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Program is to provide Ohio and the nation with a pool of speech-language pathologists who are dedicated to helping individuals achieve full communication potential. To that end, the School:
- Prepares speech-language pathologists who can diagnose, manage, and treat patients with communication disorders and differences in a variety of settings;
- Enhances service to the professional community through continuing education, mentoring, consulting, joint research and provision of clinical service through contracts;
- Provides for research and clinical service through entrepreneurship and external funding from federal, state, and local agencies.