The School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology is an academic program in the College of Health Professions of The University of Akron. Through professional education, the School prepares highly qualified audiologists and speech-language pathologists who are dedicated to helping individuals achieve their full communication potential. To this end, the School advances excellence in student learning, collaborative clinical service delivery, community service, and the scholarship of discovery, integration, application, and teaching.
The School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology will be recognized as a national leader in evidence-based clinical training for the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology through knowledge creation and use, and entrepreneurship. This will be accomplished by collaboration with community partners, statewide and national colleagues and universities, and enhancement of interdisciplinary efforts. The school will be acknowledged for its commitment to student success, advancement of professional development, creation of models of collaborative joint programs for advanced degrees, advancement of established distance learning efforts, and entrepreneurial designs for clinical service.