Dept of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology
258 Lamb Hall
P.O. Box 70643
Johnson City, TN 37614
Phone: (423) 439-4272
Speech-language pathologists and Audiologists are healthcare professionals who help
individuals throughout their lifespan who have speech, language, hearing, balance,
feeding, or swallowing disorders.
The field of audiology & speech-language pathology provides extensive opportunities for
individuals interested in health care to assist persons with problems of hearing,
speech, and/or language communication.
Through appropriate diagnosis and evaluation and through techniques of (re)habilitation
and appropriate counseling, individuals with communication problems can be led to
goals of successful personal, social, and vocational competence. The Department of
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (ASLP) offers a
Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Speech-Language Pathology
Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.).Mission Statement:
To foster excellence in the academic and clinical education of speech-language pathologists
and audiologists through commitments to teaching, research, and service; to promote
a culture of scholarship and respect for individuals; and to provide a foundation
of knowledge and skills that fosters competent, autonomous, clinical practice for
the professional lifetime.
-Speech-Language Pathology Program Strategic Plan (2015-2020) -
- COVID-19 Strategic Plan Addendum -
- Audiology Program Strategic Plan (2018-2023) -
- Student Outcome Data -
Department and University Scholarships Available for ASLP Students
The Audiology and Speech Pathology Department at East Tennessee State University houses
two programs: a Doctorate in Audiology and a Master's in Communicative Disorders with
a concentration in Speech-Language Pathology.
The AuD and MS programs are 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, Ph: (800) 498-2071 or (301)
East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges
and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist,
and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur,
Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, or http://www.sacscoc.org, for questions about the accreditation of East Tennessee State University.