Consistent with the mission of Marshall University and the College of Health Professions, the Department of Communication Disorders is committed to:
- Offering broad-based undergraduate education and specific career-based graduate education.
- Providing state-of-the-art, progressive, innovative education in the field of communication disorders to prepare the next generation of speech-language pathologists to take their place in a culturally diverse, global society.
- Providing the community access to excellent family-centered clinical services that integrates theory, research, and clinical practice.
- Preparing students to become life-long learners.
- Preparing students to contribute to both their profession and their community.
- Preparing students to adhere to the highest standards of ethical practice.
Our vision is for our undergraduate and graduate education to be recognized as a program of excellence for the state of West Virginia and the region and to prepare students to take their place as future professionals in the field of communication disorders.