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.
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.
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.
The Moody College Honors Program provides an intimate and rigorous four-year undergraduate program for the best and brightest high school students. It is dedicated to the cultivation of critical thinkers and transformative leaders.
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.
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.
We require students who wish to complete the 25 hour observation requirement for the Texas State Licensure and/or ASHA certification to be enrolled in a three-hour observation course.