Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

 

Speech-Language Pathology within the Department of Speech, College of Liberal Arts, offers two degrees through Louisiana Tech University.  Upon completion of curriculum requirements, Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology majors receive a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in preparation for application into a required master's degree program.  The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Speech-Language Pathology degree is offered at Louisiana Tech University to students who apply and are accepted into the program.  This degree is required as part of the process to become a certified Speech-Language Pathologist.  Graduates of the program work with people of all ages who have speech and language disorders in multiple professional settings.

 

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The Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) at Louisiana Tech University is one of two programs within the state of Louisiana.  The degree is offered to students who apply and are accepted into the program.  This degree is required as part of the process to become a certified Audiologist.  Graduates of the program work with people of all ages who have disorders in the area of hearing, auditory processing, balance, and other hearing disorders related to communication in multiple professional settings.

 

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Department Honors Outstanding Students

The Department of Speech hosted a reception in the GTM Auditorium on May 20, 2014 to recognize and honor its outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in speech-language pathology and audiology for the academic year 2013-2014.

The awards went to the following students:

Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology Undergraduate Academician

Brooklyn Deas 

Graduate Academician in Audiology

Jeni Abrams

Graduate Academician in Speech-Language Pathology

First Year - Dianne Walding
Second Year - Jianwen Jackson, Jessica Neely, & Julie Thibeaux

Service to the Profession

Nia Potier

Graduate Student Award for Research in Speech-Language Pathology

Dianne Walding

College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Students

Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology - Hayden Holtzclaw
Master of Arts:  Speech-Language Pathology - Lacey Dugas
Doctor of Audiology:  Kaylee Laitinen

Graduate Clinician of the Year in Audiology

Tara Harmon
Ashton Hay

Graduate Clinician of the Year in Speech-Language Pathology

Hope Tarlton

2014 Graduates in Speech-Language Pathology (Masters of Arts)

Kenyetta Booker
Mallory Camp
Sarah Derouen
Lacey Dugas
Amber Fussell
Haley Hoffpauir
Jia Jackson
Brittany Lass
Jasmine Lenard
Morgan Leslie
Gillian McCarter
Jessica Neely
Rebekah Nicklas
Felicia Smith
Julie Thibeaux
Haley Vanlandingham

2014 Graduates in Audiology (Doctor of Audiology)

Sarah M. Babin
Kalyn K. Bradford
Anna L. Ford
Laura A. Wade 

Individuals are treated in a nondiscriminatory manner-that is, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship, or status as a covered veteran.  The institution and program comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and executive orders pertaining thereto.


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