MissionThe program in speech-language pathology prepares practitioners, researchers, and scholars to work with persons with communication difficulties at all ages, and to advance the understanding of communication processes, communication disorders, and speech and language sciences.
OverviewOur master's degree program in speech-language pathology is rated in the top 10 percent of programs in the country. Students in this program enjoy a balance of research and clinical practice, a diverse client load, caring faculty and staff, and a variety of clinical experiences. (SLPs are ranked among Best Jobs in America by Money Magazine.)
Our doctoral (PhD) degree program in human sciences (specialization in communication disorders) prepares students for research and teaching positions in academia, industry or clinical settings. Financial support includes competitive doctoral stipends, tuition remission, and student health insurance benefits. Students enjoy internationally recognized mentors, interdisciplinary program committees, and state of the art research laboratories.
AccreditationThe master's (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.
The master's (M.S.) education program in speech language pathology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is also approved by the Nebraska Department of Education for teacher endorsement in speech language pathology.
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