Undergraduate Program

Our Mission 
Our mission  is to cultivate competent professionals in a Christ-centered learning environment, who will positively impact and engage the global community.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge and application of theoretical and conceptual knowledge of speech, language and hearing as the components of communication across the lifespan.
  • Students will differentiate between various speech, language and hearing differences and disorders. 
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to present information clearly, logically, and critically both orally and in writing.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of ethical standards as they relate to their field of study and interprofessional practice. 

The School of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Andrews University offers a variety of undergraduate Bachelor of Science and/or Arts Degrees in speech-language pathology and audiology. In addition to offering an exemplary academic program, the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders provides its students with a rich internal and external clinical experiences. With an on-campus university clinic and an eclectic and diverse community, students are offered a wide variety of clinical opportunities both on and off campus. 

We offer the following: 
4-Year Track 

Bachelor of Health & Wellness: with an emphasis in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

The Bachelor of Health & Wellness: with an emphasis in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology encompasses communication disorders and nutrition. Students with this degree may be able to apply to graduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology. At the end of the Sophomore year students who wish may apply to the B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology program.
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Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

This degree can be completed in four years of undergraduate study. The first two years are spent earning Andrews Core Experience credits and completing prerequisite courses in the major, the third and fourth years of study are spent completing the core requirements and electives. 124 credits are needed for graduation from Andrews University.  Remaining credits may be earned in a minor area of study or elective courses. 
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Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology & Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

This program integrates the study of the Spanish language and culture with preparation in the field of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. The main goal of this degree is to prepare students to serve in both a medical as well as in an educational setting. Students will participate in clinical practicum/internships in which they will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge acquired in classes. Students are required to attend one of the ACA programs for a full year and should work closely with their AU Spanish advisor prior to studying abroad. 
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5-Year Track

Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology and a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology

This track allows eligible students to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 5 years. Students must begin this track fall semester of the undergraduate freshmen year at Andrews University. At the end of the 4th year (senior year) students will graduate with a BS in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. 
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