Mission Statement

Background: The mission of the Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Program is to provide Ohio and the nation with a pool of culturally responsive speech-language pathologists who are dedicated to helping individuals achieve their full potential in the areas of communication, cognition, and swallowing. To that end, the School:

  1. Prepares speech-language pathologists through professional education and clinical training who can diagnose and treat a variety of communication, cognitive, and swallowing disorders in a variety of settings;
  2. Enhances service to the professional community through continuing education, mentoring, consulting, joint research and provision of clinical service through contracts;
  3. Provides for research and clinical service through entrepreneurship and external funding from federal, state, and local agencies.
  4. Engages in professional, interprofessional practice and research partnerships in the University, regional, and statewide communities.

Click here to see the Graduate Speech-Language Pathology Program Strategic Plan