Speech-language pathologists and audiologists help people with speech, language, hearing and balance disorders.
As an MSU Denver Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences major, you will learn in small classes from professors with expertise in the field. Areas of study include: normal language development and the rich diversity of communication styles throughout the United States, language disorders in children and adults, anatomy and physiology of speech, language and hearing structures along with the problems that can develop in those structures.
The Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences program places students in community-based clinical internships focused on spoken language. Students also learn how to test hearing by utilizing audiological instruments located on campus. Such practical experiences provide hands-on experience and insight you can take with you into your career.
The MSU Denver Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences degree program in the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences prepares you to work as a speech-language pathology assistant or to pursue a graduate degree in speech-language pathology or audiology.