• Student in the lab


    Our Doctor of Audiology program is ranked #46 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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  • Auditory lab


    Graduate and undergraduate students conduct meaningful research alongside our active faculty.

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  • Grad student and client

    Clinical education

    You’ll have unmatched clinical learning experiences at our Unified Clinics and at locations throughout the region and country.

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  • Simulation

    Speech-Language Pathology

    Our master’s degree in speech-language pathology is ranked #63 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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Virtual Open House 

Join us for a Virtual Open House, Friday November 13 from 2:00 - 3:00 P.M. via Webex. You'll meet our fantastic faculty and learn about our great program offerings. Please reach out to Dr. Yvette Hyter, (yvette.hyter@wmich.edu), with any questions in the mean time.

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COVID-19 related updates

The University is continually sending updated information about policies and activities related to COVID-19. They have set up a webpage to capture all that information and offer links to other important resources.


Why Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at WMU?

When you’re a student in Western Michigan University's Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, you will experience unique academic, research and clinical opportunities, preparing you to be part of the next generation of speech, language and hearing professionals.

The fields of audiology and speech-language pathology are both highly ranked in US News and World Reports’ listing of healthcare jobs. The employment rate is rising in both fields and both career paths offer a wide range of work environments. These are good paying careers that are highly rewarding and highly impactful.

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Our annual newsletters include updates from the department and information about what's going on with our faculty, students and alumni.

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