Undergraduate Program

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Undergraduate Program in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Encompassing a wide variety of problems in speech, language, and hearing.

Encompassing a wide variety of problems in speech, language, and hearing.

The Undergraduate Program in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences offers specialization in Audiology, Deafness Studies/Deaf Education, and Speech-Language Pathology. Undergraduate students receive broad academic preparation in the normal processes of communication and its development, as well as in the identification and treatment of communication disorders. Students may choose to pursue a non-professional or professional track.

Contact Information

Phone: (512) 471-4119
Fax: (512) 471-2957

2504A Whitis Ave. Stop A1100
Austin, TX 78712

Main Office CMA 4.114

Admissions & Navigating Your Studies

All admissions applications and decisions for incoming freshmen and students who wish to transfer into UT Austin are handled through the University's Office of Admissions.

Undergraduate Specializations

The specializations offered to undergraduate students are Audiology, Deaf Education / Deaf Studies, Speech-Language Pathology.


Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Undergraduate research involves an educational collaboration between a student and faculty members. Undergraduate research experiences may be initiated by a student who seeks out faculty supervision or by a faculty member who involves undergraduate students in her or his research team.

Honors Programs

SLHS provides students the opportunity to graduate with departmental honors and offers undergraduate honors practicum experience for Audiology and Speech Language Pathology students.


Internships

Deaf Education Internship experience at the Texas School for the Deaf is suitable for SLP and Audiology majors who are interested in working with deaf and hard-of-hearing children and Deaf Education/Deaf Studies majors.

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NSSHLA at UT Austin

The National Student Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is an organization intended to connect and promote student leadership in the Speech Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) world. We are future speech pathologists, audiologists, and deaf education specialists, hosting speakers from the field, participating in community service and fundraisers to help benefit clinics around Austin.