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Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology

Important Notice - Clinics are open and following strict COVID-19 guidelines.

Questions about appointments, device repairs, and/or referrals should be directed to 865.974.5453 (hearing) or 865.974.5451 (speech, language, voice, swallowing/feeding) or via email at

All patients are asked to closely read our COVID-19 Patient Guidelines before your appointment.

Improving Life’s Connections through education, clinical care, research, and public service.

The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral education in audiology and speech-language pathology. The mission of the Department is consistent with the missions of UTHSC and the College of Health Professions. As such, the Department serves a major public service role by:

  • providing access to high quality education in audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech and hearing sciences.
  • operating clinical programs that offer excellence in care for individuals with communication disabilities.
  • generating new knowledge in the discipline of communication sciences and disorders through active research.
  • promoting life-long learning for alumni and other professionals across the state of Tennessee.

UTHSC Audiology and Speech Pathology Strategic Plan

100% Praxis exam pass rate
100% Program completion rate
100% Job placement within 3 months of graduation

Last Published: Mar 12, 2021