The Department of Speech, through the College of Liberal Arts, offers undergraduate degrees in Speech Communication and Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology, an M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology and the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.).
The department also serves the community through its Speech and Hearing Center and it administers Louisiana Tech University's award winning debate program.
The Department of Speech, housed in Robinson Hall, has the largest and most competitive graduate enrollment of any masters program in the College of Liberal Arts and has the only doctoral program in the College of Liberal Arts, the Doctor of Audiology. The Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology programs are major academic components of the Department of Speech. The master's program in Speech-Language Pathology and the doctoral program in Audiology are accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association.
306 Robinson Hall
P.O. Box 3165
Ruston, LA 71272
Phone: (318) 257-4764
The Department of Speech Strategic Plan can be obtained by submitting a written request to Dr. Sheryl Shoemaker at P.O. Box 3165, Ruston, LA 71272.