About this course
The Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology offers a course of study leading to a Master of Science Degree in Speech and Hearing Science. The Master of Science degree can be obtained oncampus in a traditional format or on-line through a distance education format. Certification and licensure to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist requires a master’s degree as entry level. The Speech and Hearing Science major has a curriculum that leads to certification by the American Speech Hearing Language Association (ASHA), and licensure by the State of Tennessee’s Department of Health and/or Department of Education.