Profile Maker

With the Virtual Audiometer's Profile Maker, custom-designed patients can be created for students to test. Customization allows instructors and students to focus on particular hearing problems and testing methods, both increasing learning opportunities and hastening skill acquisition.

Profile Maker allows control of the following variables in your virtual patients:

  • Gender

  • Age (child, adult, geriatric)

  • Right and left ear air/bone conduction thresholds

Professional Organizations

Speech Language Pathology

American Academy of Neurology: This professional organization represents neurologists worldwide. Neurology is the medical science dedicated to understanding the secrets of the inner universe, from Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases to stroke and migraine. This site provides information to both medical professionals and the public. The academy believes that knowing more about neurology empowers all participants and significantly impacts the treatment and improvement of people's health.

MS Application Requirements


Students admitted to the Communication Disorders Master’s Program should have completed their undergraduate degree communication disorders, speech-language pathology, speech and hearing science. Students completing their undergraduate degree in other fields may also admitted; however, it will be necessary to complete the undergraduate major requirements as part of their graduate program.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Communication Disorders is to advance knowledge and learning in science and clinical practice through research, teaching, and clinical service.

The department offers both undergraduate and graduate (MS) degrees in the discipline of communication disorders. The programs prepare students who have both strong academic knowledge in the field of communication disorders and a desire to apply this knowledge to remediate communication disorders across the life span.


Speech Language Pathology

American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (AJSLP): Published quarterly in February, May, August, and November, pertains to all aspects of clinical practice in speech-language pathology. Articles concern screening, assessment, and treatment techniques; prevention; professional issues; supervision; and administration; and may appear in the form of clinical forums, clinical reviews, letters to the editor, or research reports that emphasize clinical practice.