Undergraduate

Undergraduates in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences and Disorders study the basic processes of human communication. Programs are designed for the student who seeks a career in speech, language, or hearing or is interested in normal communication development and communication disorders.

Beginning with the undergraduate experience, you'll find stimulating course work, clinical observation, and a variety of hands-on laboratory projects. To practice as a speech-language pathologist, you will need to earn a master’s degree. Plan to pursue doctoral studies if you want to practice audiology or do research in speech, language, and hearing processes and disorders.

Degrees offered:
 BA/BGS | Minor | Certificates | Pre-Req  

Graduate

KU offers graduate programs in audiology and speech-language pathology through its Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders. This relationship between the Lawrence and KU Medical Center campuses provides opportunities for extensive clinical and research experience, along with access to top-level faculty in these fields.

Degrees offered:
 Audiology: AuD | Audiology: PhD | SLP-MA | SLP-SLPD | SLP-PhD 

News and events

Dr. Holly Storkel leads a research project aimed at developing effective interventions for kids with DLD called KAW Story. The project just earned a $1.5 million grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders to continue research with 60 Kansas kindergarteners across several school districts.

SPLH/IPCD Graduation Information Page, May 12, 2018

SPLH Professor, Holly Storkel, has been selected as Associate Dean for Academic Innovation & Student Success

SPLH Acting Chair, Nancy Brady, has been promoted to Professor by Chancellor Douglas A. Girod - Chancellor announces faculty awarded promotion and tenure for 2018

Three students received Undergraduate Research Awards for SPLH projects in the Spring 2018 semester!  Congratulations to Grace Carlson (mentored by Navin Viswanathan), Beth Fentress (mentored by Holly Storkel) and Bri Marsh (mentored by Jon Brumberg).

Ana PaulMumy's TEDxKU talk- Placing Value on Human Imperfection

Holly Storkel and Navin Viswanathan receive Friends of the Life Span Institute Investigator Awards in 2017

McKenzie Butcher is one of 13 students to receive Undergraduate Research Awards in fall 2017

Kate DeJarnette, a student in KU’s speech-language pathology program, walks us through why she chose to study augmentative and alternative communication.

Explore a degree in audiology or speech-language pathology at the University of Kansas

"The Impact of Parenting on Fragile X Syndrome" in "Research Features", UK online science magazine, featuring research by Steven F. Warren and Nancy C.Brady

KU to present University Scholarly Achievement Award to Nancy Brady on April 10, 2017

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