University of New Mexico

College of Arts and Sciences

Speech Language-Pathology

Address:

Teacher Education, Hokona 103

1924 Las Lomas NE

Albuquerque, NM 87131

United States

Phone:

1-505-277-4112

Fax:

1-505-277-8427

Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.S.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science program in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at UNM prepares students to become professional speech-language pathologists. Our learning objectives are designed to give students balanced preparation across the scope of practice in our field, so our graduates are well-prepared for the many employment opportunities that are available in this state and nationwide. The program is accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852, telephone 301-897-5700 or 800-498-2071. The program is designed so that students can complete all academic and clinical credentialing requirements of ASHA and of the New Mexico Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and Hearing Aid Dispensing Practices board. The UNM program has a number of distinctive features:

  • special focus on multilingual and multicultural issues in service delivery and research
  • access to a great diversity of clinical sites and populations
  • collaborative program with the Albuquerque Public Schools
  • opportunities for students to be involved in faculty research
  • ability to study on a part-time basis

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999