The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers one of the most comprehensive undergraduate programs in the state and fully-accredited SLP and AuD graduate programs.
The master’s (MS and MA) education program in speech-language pathology and the doctoral (AuD) education program in audiology at Illinois State University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700 for a period of 8 years beginning October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2021.
We embrace collaborating with other departments within CAS and other colleges, participating in service-learning activities, strengthening our students’ civic engagement, and supporting faculty and student research. We take pride in our excellence in teaching and seek to maintain our emphasis on ensuring that each student in our department receives a quality education.
Our clinic mirrors our academic programs in terms of excellence and strength and is a vital and critical component of our programs; this is the training ground for our student clinicians. We offer a wide range of speech-language pathology and audiology services to clients of every age and provide our students with an excellent foundation of clinical knowledge and skills.