For more information:
Phone: (423) 439-4272
Dept of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology
East Tennessee State University
P.O. Box 70643
Johnson City, TN 37614
Phone: (423) 439-4272
The Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at East Tennessee State University
is an accredited 2-year program focusing on the diagnosis, treatment, and research of communicative
disorders in children and adults. The program's curriculum provides intense education on the disorders and conditions
that arise in the field. The goal of receiving a Masters of Science at this is institution
is to prepare students to enter the work force as competent, well-rounded Speech-Language
Pathologists providing the best care to all patients.
ETSU has a wide variety of clinic placements in both child and adult settings. Each
student is provided with multiple opportunities on and off campus in school, clinic,
nursing home, and hospital sites. Students attending ETSU will be prepared to work with a spectrum of disorders in children including autism, cleft palate, auditory awareness, phonological disorders and specific
language impairment as well as high risk infant care.
If you are more interested in the adult settings, you will gain the knowledge necessary
to provide therapy for individuals with tracheotomies, voice disorders, motor speech disorders, aphasia, and dysphagia,
including performing modified barium swallow imaging studies at our local VA hospital.
Student Outcome Data
The Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program at East Tennessee State
University is 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, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. The program completed a multi-year
self study that culminated with a site review in October, 2011. The most favorable
outcome of such a review, which is re-accreditation for an 8-year period, was obtained.
Congratulations to Dr. Chaya Nanjundeswaran on being awarded the College Teaching
Award for 2016. Thank you for all your dedication and passion expended in your classroom
and clinical teaching!
Congratulations to Teresa Boggs for publishing her first article about the Positive Eating Program (PEP) in Perspectives.
Teresa Boggs is also the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Faculty Award for Service.