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Speech Pathology & Audiology


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Our Mission

The mission of the Speech Pathology and Audiology (SPA) Program at South Carolina State University is to educate students to function effectively as speech-language pathologists who serve the communicative needs of culturally and linguistically diverse populations in a variety of work settings. Students are provided opportunities to engage in critical clinical decision-making based on empirical evidence, thereby integrating scientific methods and clinical practice; the practical experiences are initiated in and supported by the South Carolina State University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic; and they are continued in sundry settings, including public schools, hospitals, private practices, and rehabilitation centers.


Our Vision

The vision of the South Carolina State University Speech Pathology and Audiology Program (SPA) is to prepare students to become qualified, credentialed service providers in the fields of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

Our Programs

The mission of our programs in Speech Pathology and Audiology (SPA) at South Carolina State University is to educate students to function effectively as speech language pathologists who serve the communicative needs of culturally and linguistically diverse populations in a variety of work settings, utilizing evidence-based practices. Students are provided opportunities to engage in critical clinical decision-making based on empirical evidence, thereby integrating scientific methods and clinical practice. The practical experiences are initiated in and supported by the South Carolina State University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic; and they are continued in sundry off-site settings, including public schools, hospitals, private practices, and rehabilitation centers.

For more information, contact:

Chairperson
Dr. Jessica R. Berry
Speech Pathology and Audiology Program
300 College Street, NE
Box 7427
Orangeburg, SC 29117


Phone: 803-536-8074
Clinic: 803-536-8073
Fax: 803-536-8357
E-mail: jrichard@scsu.edu