Welcome to Marquette University Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology!

Welcome to Marquette University Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology.  We are excited that you have chosen Marquette University to receive your speech language pathology and audiology academic and clinical education.  Marquette's focus on the four core values of excellence, faith, leadership and service challenges students to integrate knowledge, faith and real-life choices in ways that will shape their lives.

As an academic unit in the College of Health Sciences, students will experience a culture of excellence that includes state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities and many opportunities to interact with faculty scholars who are passionate about teaching, research and service.  The College's mission as a part of a Catholic, Jesuit University is to provide its' graduates an excellent, regorous and well-rounded education who will in turn transform the world in which they live.  The University's location in the heart of the City of Milwaukee provides an abundance of varied opportunities for students in a variety of settings.

The Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology is dedicated to education and fostering the development of the individual student for the skilled, caring and ethical delivery of health care whether in schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers and community clinics.

As students in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology:

  • You are the heart of our mission and vision to serve and advocate for persons affected by communication and swallowing disorders through advancing knowldege and promoting excellenece by educating leaders in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology;
  • You are the motivation of our faculty and staff as we strive to develop future outstanding health care professionals (research and clinicians); and,
  • You are part of a proud department that promotes excellenve in education, research and service to the community within the value-oriented, Jesuit, Catholic, perspective of the University.

As part of the college experience, you will find comaraderie among your peers.  You will have the opportunity to meet new people and gain valuable life skills through campus organizations and countless volunteer opportunities.

I wish you success in your academic journey of becoming a Speech-Language Pathologist or Audiologist and I know you will enjoy your time here in Marquette University's Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology as we partner in your education.


Kim Halula, Ph.D.

Interim Chair, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology

Associate Dean, College of Health Sciences