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Speech-Language Pathology

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Department of Speech-Language Pathology
Kitty DeGree Speech and Hearing Center

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology, formerly Communicative Disorders (CODI), at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is accredited by the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology is in the College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences and offers both the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Speech-Language Pathology.

Undergraduate and graduate students typically enjoy interactive courses and personal attention from the faculty. Transfer and incoming freshman students are required to initially contact the Student Success Center for advising. After progressing to the upper level classes in the junior year, students are required to see their assigned advisor each semester.

ULM SLP in the News

ULM Speech-Language Pathology graduates earn perfect scores; surpass national average

Students in the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s Speech-Language Pathology master’s degree program earned a fourth consecutive 100 percent passage rate on the spring 2014 Praxis exit exam. 

The Kitty DeGree Speech and Hearing Center

The Kitty DeGree Speech and Hearing Center continues to serve individuals with communication deficits in the areas of articulation, language, voice, fluency, swallowing, and hearing. [more]


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Announcements & Bulletins

ULM Annual Spring Conference for Speech-Language Pathology

Dates:  February 25 and 26, 2016
Venue: West Monroe Convention Center 
Topic:  Aphasia Research & Treatment
Speaker:  Dr. Leora Cherney, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
ASHA and LBESPA CEUs will be available. Students are required to attend.
Link to:  Registration and Information [docx]

Open House for Prospective SLP Graduate Students 
Date: Friday, February 5, 2016
Time: 9:30-11:00 am
Place: Sugar Hall, Room 101, ULM Campus 
Topics: Applications, Tours, Meeting Faculty 
Registration: Please RSVP by January 28, 2016
to Dr. David Irwin, irwin@ulm.edu 

Deadlines for Admissions to Master's Program
The Speech-Language Pathology Master's Program accepts students two (2) times per year. Fall deadline is February 25th and Spring deadline is September 25th. Please refer to the M.S. Application Packet for more information. For further information please contact Dr. David Irwin, irwin@ulm.edu or 318-342-1392.