Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology

  • SPA students gather therapy materials.
  • Two speech pathology students in a therapy session.
  • Audiology faculty and student perform tympanometry.
  • Audiology students in class.
  • Two speech pathology students in therapy session.
  • Speech pathology student performing APD therapy.
"The mission of the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology is to provide undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs that challenge the student to achieve the highest standards of academic learning, scientific inquiry and clinical excellence."

The Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology at the University of South Alabama offers the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Doctor of Audiology (AuD), Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MSSLP), and Bachelor of Science (BS) in Speech and Hearing Sciences degree programs. Two departmental degree programs, the AuD and MSSLP, are accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Additionally, the department operates an active clinic, the USA Speech and Hearing Center, that serves as a referral site for the Gulf Coast and southern Alabama regions. Learn more about Mobile and the Gulf Coast area by clicking here.

Please browse this site to find information regarding our programs, facilities, faculty, and research. If you would like more information please feel free to Contact Us.


First Open House: November 4, 2016
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The USA Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology has scheduled several Open Houses during the 2016 – 2017 academic year. Prospective graduate students are encouraged to attend these events. Information regarding the graduate programs (AuD, MSSLP, and PhD in Speech and Hearing Sciences) and the admissions process and criteria will be available. Faculty and students will be on-hand to answer questions. Tours of the department and clinic will be provided.

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MSSLP and AuD Graduate Outcomes Report

Click here for the MSSLP and AuD Graduate Outcomes Report which shows the employment rate, Praxis Exam pass rate, and the program completion rate outcomes for the past 5 years. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Please see the FAQs for answers to General Admission Questions.