Study speech pathology and audiology at Calvin
Calvin’s Speech Pathology and Audiology Program offers a five-year Bachelor’s-to-Master’s Degree with a concentration in speech pathology. Students may also choose to enter the Four-Year Bachelor’s Degree Only Program. The Four-Year Program is recommended for students who wish to attend a graduate program in audiology.
The mission of the speech pathology and audiology program at Calvin College is to prepare students for the vocations of speech-language pathology or audiology within a liberal arts foundation and the context of the communication arts and sciences department’s vision and mission. We specifically seek to provide an academically rigorous program with a Reformed Christian perspective that educates our students to have the essential academic knowledge, clinical skills, and reflective practices that enable them to enter the professions, to become lifelong learners to improve their service to others, to be intentional advocates for individuals who have communicative disorders, to know, appreciate and respect cultural and linguistic traditions in a diverse world, and to become successful leaders specifically within the professions of speech-language pathology or audiology and more generally in society.
The master's program in speech-language pathology at Calvin College is a candidate for accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. Candidacy is a "pre-accreditation" status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of five years.