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Department of Speech and Hearing Science
The Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences (SHS) is committed to the science and practice of communication. Located in the Phoenix area, we are part of the College of Health Solutions. Our research and courses address the fundamental aspects of communication—hearing, speech, language, education and neuroscience. In addition, we address the causes, assessment, and treatment associated with disorders, such as childhood speech sound disorders, aphasia, language impairment, stuttering, voice disorders, and hearing loss. In addition, we address the technology to improve assessment and intervention for people with these disorders. The Department houses the ASU Speech and Hearing Clinic, a state of the art clinical training facility that is integral to our Department and serves those affected by communication disorders within our community.
Located on our Tempe campus, we offer 6 educational programs culminating in the following 4 degrees:
In the most recent U.S. News and World Report rankings of graduate programs, our Doctor of Audiology program and our Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology programs were ranked 9th and 17th in the country, respectively. All our clinical graduate programs are also accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA).
The Masters of Communication Disorders education program in speech-language pathology and the Doctor of Audiology education program in audiology at Arizona State University are accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.