The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology provides the finest graduate professional education in both speech-language pathology and audiology while maintaining an excellent undergraduate degree. The program stresses excellence in teaching, research, and service by its faculty and students. As a component of the educational program, the department operates the UNT Speech and Hearing Center. The Center offers professional services to members of our campus community and the general public for the purpose of providing clinical training for students. The Center offers state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of speech, language, and hearing disorders.
The residential Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) education program and residential Master of Science (M.S.) education program in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of North Texas are 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. Anyone wishing to file a complaint with CAA can find instructions on how to do so here.
Outstanding Academic Department Award
Check out this UNT OLLI podcast featuring Dr. Katherine Alsop, an Audiologist and Clinical Educator. She discusses hearing loss and the importance of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.
The mission of the Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (ASLP) is to provide excellent, evidence-based teaching, research, and service in the disciplines of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. Our diverse faculty will offer didactic, fundamental and research-based courses; excellent clinical education that incorporates appropriate and accurate assessment and treatment strategies for individuals with communication disorders; and faculty-led innovative research activities that are globally recognized. We will recruit, retain and graduate highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students in ASLP within an expansive culture of learning, and prepare them to be highly productive, thoughtful and caring professionals.
The Department of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology will be known for its excellent training of undergraduate and graduate students in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, and for expert provision of clinical services for populations with hearing and communicative disorders. The Department will be especially known for its cutting edge basic, clinical, and translational research conducted by its faculty, undergraduate students, and graduate students. The educational, service, and research activities of the Department will be relevant, diverse, and inclusive as a sustainable resource within the university, higher educational system, the State of Texas, and the nation.
For more details on how we are working to achieve our vision, please see our current department strategic plan.
ASLP Equitable Treatment Policy
The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology strongly supports the university’s non-discrimination policy. UNT Non-Discrimination Policy - It is the policy of the University of North Texas not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital status, disability, or veteran status, ancestry, genetic information or citizenship in the university’s educational programs and activities, application and admissions process, university facilities, or employment policies.
The university complies with federal and state equal opportunity laws and regulations, and harassment and discrimination based on individual differences are inconsistent with the university’s mission and educational goals. The University takes active measures to prevent such conduct and immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University also prohibits and takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who report or file a charge of discrimination, harassment, or sexual violence; participate in an investigation, or oppose any form of discrimination, harassment, or sexual violence.
Direct questions or concerns to the Office of Equal Opportunity 940-565-2759. TTY access: 940-369-8652 or 800-735-2989.
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The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology strives to provide the finest professional education in both speech-language pathology and audiology while maintaining an excellent Arts and Sciences pre-professional undergraduate degree.
The Center offers state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of speech, language, and hearing disorders.