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Welcome to the Division of Communication Disorders!


UW Division of Communication Disorders alumna Samantha Yung.

"The UW Division of Communication Disorders is the perfect place to start your journey towards the careers of speech-language pathology or audiology. The program provided me with all the knowledge and experience I needed to feel prepared for my doctoral program, and they can do the same for you!"

Samantha Wagner Yung, Au.D. 
B.S. in Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences (UW, 2012)

We have a long history at the University of Wyoming, coursework in speech correction, as it was known at that time, was initiated in 1940, and the first dedicated degree bachelor’s degree in speech correction, was awarded to Barbara Kahn in January 1952.  The Division of Communication Disorders offers a bachelor's (B.S.) degree in Speech, Language and Hearing Science, and Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology.  We have very productive research faculty, creating and disseminating basic and clinical science to inform practice across the lifespan. Our clinical program provides services to the community and state of Wyoming, with 2800 - 3,000 patient contacts a year.  We encourage you to explore our website to learn more about our academic programs, clinical services at the Speech & Hearing Clinic, faculty research,  as well as our scholarships and the Maggie Scarlet Summer Speaker Series. 

The Division and the UW Speech and Hearing Clinic are located in the Health Sciences building. View campus map.

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The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology at the University of Wyoming is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

The Information You Need In One Place!

Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

American Sign Language Studies Certificate

Leveling Program

Learn details about each of these programs of study in our new Information Trifold! 

Division News

Information about an online course offered through the UW Division of Communication Disorders.


UW Division of Communication Disorders 2020 Summer NewsletterDivision Director Mark Guiberson wearing protective face covering.

With mask in place, I send you greetings from the University of Wyoming Division of Communication Disorders. With the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve had to dramatically restructure both classroom teaching and clinical programs. In this year’s newsletter, we are focusing on how the Division thrives despite these obstacles.

In this edition of our 2020 summer newsletter, we spotlight how our students, clinical faculty and staff truly overcame the challenges presented by COVID-19 and excelled in both research and academic achievements.

We celebrate our 2019 Distinguished Alumna of the Year and recognize award winning faculty and student success!

I invite you to explore all Division news and events from this past school year, and to reach out to the Division. We look forward to hearing from you and deeply appreciation your support!

~Dr. Mark Guiberson 

Go to the UW ComDis 2020 Summer Newsletter.




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Contact Us

Division of Communication Disorders
1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3311
Health Sciences, 265
Laramie, WY  82071
Phone: 307-766-6427
Fax: 307-766-6829


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