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 program focusing on the diagnosis, treatment, and research of communicative
disorders in children and adults. For full-time students, expected program completion
is 5 consecutive semesters; for part-time students expected program completion is
9 consecutive semesters. Only students enrolled in the ETSU Institute in Speech-Language
Pathology Tennessee Teachers Cohort Grant are eligible to enroll as part-time students.
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 Master's (Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology) education program in
Speech-Language Pathology at the East Tennessee State University is 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.