Step out into our competitive Christian program, uniquely situated in a fast-growing medical community.
Speech pathology and audiology reaches into the fundamentals of human relationships and communication. At Calvin, learn how to serve others in a crucial and growing field of medicine and research.
Get excellent training
Take advantage of our outstanding teaching and brand new facilities. Through experience in our on-campus and off-site clinics and rich liberal arts preparation, you'll gain the broad skills necessary to prepare for graduate work in speech pathology or audiology.
Put your faith into action
Communication is a fundamental part of our God-given human life, and difficulty in communication can have huge ramifications, affecting almost every aspect of a person's life. Share the love of God through a profoundly relational form of treatment, and empower them in ways that greatly increase quality of life.
Prepare for your career
Our academic programs include undergraduate and graduate options, as well as a five-year bachelor's-to-master's degree program. With excellent completion and placement rates, your training at Calvin will be the first step toward a vocation in speech-language pathologies and audiology.
Explore Speech Pathology and Audiology at Calvin
Explore our options for undergraduate, graduate, and accelerated courses of study.
Careers in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Explore the careers options open to graduates of our program, and see our outstanding placement results.
See how our students get hands-on learning through service in Calvin's clinics.
SPAUD Department Seeks New Faculty Member
Calvin's Speech Pathology & Audiology program is hiring an Assistant / Associate Professor.
SPAUD Grad Students Offered "Bright" Opportunity
Every year, Calvin SPAUD graduate students are offered job placement and interview opportunities. On Friday January 11, Marge Bright PhD from Oconee County Public Schools in South Carolina and gave a recruitment presentation and interview opportunities for graduate students.
Client Story: Joy: Bursting with Potential
A new program is available at Calvin Rehab, combining expertise from area school districts, hospitals, and rehabilitation centers to provide clients with access to the most current AAC equipment and training. Meet one of their clients, Joy.
Deisy: Equipping the Potential
Calvin Rehab's new AAC program is helping clients fulfill their potential through evaluations, client education, and serving the underserved.
Calvin Students and Professors Receive GIFT from China
In August 2018, Calvin students and professors traveled to China to work with the GIFT organization. The Calvin team learned how to embrace cultural differences and love people wholeheartedly, acting as Christ's agents of renewal.
Jessica Ogden Bandstra '99, '01 is a speech pathologist serving remote First Nation schools in British Columbia.
Spark, December 01, 2019
Calvin College collaborating on innovative fall prevention program
Calvin’s speech pathology department recently received a $433,394 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund, allowing Calvin to develop a new model to address fall prevention for seniors.
News & Stories, January 22, 2018
An elevator pitch moves Calvin College Rehabilitation Services up a level
Jill Bates went to Blythefield Country Club with the intention of networking. She left with the commitment of 162 women to write $100 checks to Calvin College Rehabilitation Services.
News & Stories, December 21, 2017
Rehab facility making a difference
Calvin College Rehabilitation Services a valued part of local network
Spark, September 01, 2017
Calvin speech pathology and audiology students win national competition
Calvin's chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association won the Knowledge Bowl at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association conference in Denver, Colo., Nov. 12-14.
News & Stories, November 30, 2015
Calvin, WMU, GVSU create innovative rehab clinic
Clinic brings together speech pathology and audiology, social work, physical therapy and occupational therapy services—all under one roof.
News & Stories, September 23, 2015
Speech Pathology masters program graduates its first class
Twenty-four students will receive their diplomas on Saturday, May 18, representing the inaugural class of Calvin's new speech pathology and audiology masters program.
News & Stories, May 13, 2013
Equal opportunity policy
The speech pathology and audiology program is committed to the principle of equal opportunity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship, and status as a covered veteran (e.g., the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 [to the Higher Education Act of 1965], the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam-Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act [USERRA], the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act [GINA], the Immigration Reform and Control Act [IRCA], and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 [CSRA], and all amendments to the foregoing).