1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3311
Health Sciences, 265
Laramie, WY 82071
As an undergraduate in our Speech Language Pathology Programs you'll study the normal processes associated with understanding and producing speech and language. These include anatomy, physiology, and neurology. You'll also study the normal development of speech and language in children.
If you choose to be a speech-language pathologist, you will need a master's degree. As you progress through the speech language program, you can apply for a position in our accredited master's program in speech-language pathology, where you will gain clinical knowledge and skills for educational and medical practice. You'll learn about the various speech and language disorders, such as voice disorders, articulation/phonology problems, stuttering, language impairments, and speech and language problems associated with neurological disorders such as stroke, head injury, and cerebral palsy. You'll learn to diagnose speech and language disorders in children and adults, make recommendations for remediation, and remediate problems when they occur. You'll have opportunities to conduct research into the cause and treatment of communication disorders. As a speech-language pathologist, you'll work closely with physicians, teachers, special education personnel, psychologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, child development specialists, and audiologists.