Welcome to the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Empower people young and old overcome communication challenges

The speech-language pathology (SLP) program at Ithaca College blends the multifaceted worlds of health sciences, speech and hearing sciences, communication, and communication disorders. As an undergraduate, you obtain an excellent foundation in basic human communication processes, development, and disorders. You are also exposed to a broad-based experience in liberal arts and general education coursework to complement your discipline-specific learning. A hands-on capstone experience during the junior or senior year completes your undergraduate training. Elect to work with clients on-campus at the Sir Alexander Ewing-Ithaca College Speech and Hearing Clinic or at an approved off-campus clinic site.

A student in a colorful shirt and glasses is sitting at a table with a young client. There are multi-colored cards spread out on the table in what looks like a game. The two are having a conversation
Michael (Mike) Grippi


The master’s of science program in speech-language pathology at Ithaca College is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

Our current accreditation period extends through January 31, 2027.

Faculty Spotlight: Associate Professor Skott Jones

Associate Professor Skott Jones describes how technology is shaping how young people communicate.

Featuring Skott Freedman, Assistant Professor, Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology

Stay in touch once you graduate!

Stay connected as an alum about our program and upcoming events by submitting your information here.


Maureen Forrest, Administrative Assistant
301 Smiddy Hall
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Fax: (607) 274-1137

(607) 274-1866