Academics

SPA

Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology & Audiology

Why Choose Speech Pathology & Audiology at WIU?

  • Undergraduates have the opportunity to gain experience as student clinicians in our Speech-Language Hearing Clinic, serving more than 800 clients per year
  • Coursework is taught by our clinical faculty who bridge the gap between knowledge and skills using their real-world experiences and expertise
  • Qualified Western undergraduate students who graduate with their B.S. in SPA are always considered first for acceptance to our graduate program in Speech Pathology
  • 100% pass rate on the graduate national examination (PRAXIS II)
  • 100% of our graduates have employment within three months of graduation

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • Hospitals, Rehab Centers, and Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Early Intervention (EI), School districts and Special Education Cooperatives
  • Private practices, specialty clinics and industry

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