Andrews University offers comprehensive pre-professional undergraduate programs, which prepare students for graduate study in speech-language pathology or audiology.
Minor in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology offers students in education, communication and behavior science degrees helpful information that increases their awareness and understanding of people with speech, language, and hearing impairments. The minor also give students with another major the necessary background to pursue graduate studies in speech-Language pathology or audiology.
BS Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology degree can be completed in four years of undergraduate study. The first two years are spent earning general education credits and completing prerequisite courses in the major area. The major consists of 45 credits in core and elective courses, and may be completed in the third and fourth years of study. 124 credits are needed for graduation. Remaining credits may be earned in a minor area of study or elective courses.
New this year:
BA / BS in Spanish Studies / Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. This program integrates the study of the Spanish language and culture with preparation in the field of Speech-Languge Pathology and Audiology. The main goal of this degree is to prepare students to serve in both a medical and education setting. Students will participate in clinical practicum / internships in which they will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge acquired in class. It is required that students attend to one of the Adventist Colleges Abroad (ACA) programs for a full year. Students in this joint degree will receive two separate but integrated degrees: a Bachelor of Arts with a major int Spanish Studies and a Bachelor of Sciences with a major in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiolgy.
BHS Wellness with emphasis in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology program integrates the study of nutrition and wellness with speech-language pathology and audiolgy.
All students participate in hands-on practice in speech-language pathology and audiology. The program provides excellent background and preparatory work for entering a graduate program in either speech-language pathology or audiology. Graduates of the program consistently report they were very well prepared for graduate work.
Master of Science (MS) in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology coming Fall 2014. This program is currently under review by the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), the national accreditdation body for speech-language pathology and audiology. A site visit is planned for Fall of 2013, more information will be posted as it become available.