The Speech-Language Pathology program 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 programs curriculum provides intense education on the disorders and conditions that arise in the field. The goal of receiving a Masters of Science at this institution is to prepare students to enter the work force as competent, well-rounded Speech-Language Pathologists providing the best care to all patients.
- The program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
- 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.
News/Updates: SLP Program Open House. The ETSU SLP graduate program will have a virtual information session: 11/05/22 Saturday@ 10AM EST (Please check this link for registration information for this Zoom event). This will be a 1.5 hour zoom events (10 to 11.30 AM) with information about the Master’s Program in SLP. Email email@example.com if you have any questions (posted: 09/19/22)
Pediatric Clinical Preparation
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.
Adult Clinical Preparation
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.
See the Clinical Services page for more information.
Answers to a number of commonly asked questions regarding our SLP program and admission process can be found in our FAQ page