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Medicine, Health, and Well-being

Speech Pathology and Audiology

Bachelor of Science


  • Oxford
  • Major
  • On Campus

Treat Communication Disorders

Speech Pathology and Audiology is the study of communication disorders. Speech-language pathologists evaluate, treat, prevent, and research these disorders. Audiologists assess and manage disorders of hearing and balance. You’ll gain hands-on experience identifying communication disorders in patients of all ages and develop treatment plans.

Contact Info

Amber Franklin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor and Chief Departmental Advisor

Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology

2 Bachelor Hall

301 S. Patterson Ave.,

Oxford, OH 45056


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Curriculum and Courses

In addition to preparing you for graduate school in speech-language pathology or audiology, the courses you choose will give you a solid foundation to become skilled, compassionate leaders and team players in other exciting careers. Previous graduates have pursued rewarding careers in nursing, politics, public health, research, and recreational therapy.

At Miami, there is something for everyone

Course Catalog

Career Options

Certified speech pathologists and audiologists seek careers in many areas. Major employers are public schools, hospitals, private practices, specialized clinics, and university training programs.

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • 90% First-to-second year retention

    Miami University Data

  • 21st Among Public Universities in the United States for Four-Year Graduation Rate

    The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac

  • 96% of 2018-2019 graduates who were employed or furthering their education by fall 2019

    Miami University Data


Alyssa Rossero
  • There are a lot of ways to get involved. Last year, my professor let me observe his patient appointments. Seeing him interact with children solidified that speech pathology is what I want to do.

    Madison Rossero ’21
    Speech Pathology and Audiology

Admission and Aid

This is Where Your Journey to Miami University Begins

Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.

Students may apply for admission to the major after taking the four pre-major courses and if they have earned a cumulative g.p.a. of 3.0 and a 3.0 in the Speech Pathology and Audiology pre-major courses.

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