Dept of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology
258 Lamb Hall
P.O. Box 70643
Johnson City, TN 37614
Phone: (423) 439-4272
The field of audiology & speech-language pathology includes extensive opportunities for
the audiologist and speech pathologist to assist persons with problems of hearing,
speech, and/or language communication.
Through appropriate diagnosis and evaluation and through techniques of (re)habilitation
and appropriate counseling, communicatively disordered persons can be led to goals
of successful personal, social, and vocational competence. The Department of Audiology
and Speech-Language Pathology (ASLP) offers a
Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Speech-Language Pathology
Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.).Mission Statement:
To foster excellence in the academic and clinical education of speech-language pathologists
and audiologists through commitments to teaching, research, and service; to promote
a culture of scholarship and respect for individuals; and to provide a foundation
of knowledge and skills that fosters competent, autonomous, clinical practice for
the professional lifetime.
-Speech-Language Pathology Program Strategic Plan (2015-2020) -
- Audiology Program Strategic Plan (2018-2023) -
- Student Outcome Data-
Department and University Scholarships Available for ASLP Students
The Audiology and Speech Pathology Department at East Tennessee State University houses
two programs: a Doctorate in Audiology and a Master's in Communicative Disorders with
a concentration in Speech-Language Pathology.
The AuD and MS programs are 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, Ph: (800) 498-2071 or (301)
296-5700. Both programs completed
multi-year self-studies that culminated with a site review in October, 2011.
The most favorable outcome of such a review was obtained -- re-accreditation for an
8-year period covering the 2012-2020 cycle. The programs of study and clinical clock
hour requirements are designed for the student to obtain the ASHA Certificate of Clinical
Competence and licensure with the State of Tennessee Health Related Boards and/or
Board of Education. The Program Assessment Information link contains graduation, national
board exam, and employment statistics for classes of 2009-2014.
East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges
and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist,
and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur,
Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, or http://www.sacscoc.org, for questions about the accreditation of East Tennessee State University.