The Speech-Language Pathology program provides the academic and clinical education leading to the Master of Communication Disorders degree and welcomes students with and without an undergraduate degree in communication sciences and disorders. The program is housed within the Mollie E. Webb Speech & Hearing Center and accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. As part of a major academic medical center, the program features modern educational and clinical facilities including a simulation laboratory. Students are able to gain professional experience in the NICU follow-up clinic, Children’s Center, and as part of the cleft palate team. The program has clinical affiliations with numerous medical and educational institutions throughout Louisiana as well as the Scottish Rite Foundation. Upon graduation, students will have completed the appropriate academic and clinical practicum requirements for Louisiana state licensure and certification by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
The Speech-Language Pathology program assures equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or veteran's status.