Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

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Welcome incoming SLPA students! We'll be in touch with you over the summer so that you are ready for September matriculation. A few things for now:
1) Bouve College will continue to keep SLPA BS majors updated on September matriculation details.
2) All-day SLP MS and AuD Orientation will be on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - mark your calendars!
3) SLP MS Program course registration will be done during the 9/2 Orientation.

Department Mission and Vision

Our department mission and vision are to educate students to the highest levels of professionalism, consistent with the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Northeastern University accreditation standards and Massachusetts licensure requirements; to provide them with an interprofessional and practice-oriented education in our urban university environment; to provide them with research experiences based on the highest standards of scientific knowledge; to provide them with clinical experiences with clients and families from a diverse population base using an evidence-informed practice approach; to evaluate their progress using both formative and summative assessment measures.  

SLPA Strategic Plan

The master's (MS) education program in speech-language pathology and the doctoral (AuD) education program in audiology at Northeastern University are 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.

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Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Program Statistics


MS SLP Program Snapshot

Graduation YearProgram CompletionPraxis Pass RateJob Placement
2013 100% (40/40) 97% (39/40) 100% (40/40)
2012 100% (37/37) 100% (37/37) 100% (37/37)
2011 94% (32/34) 100% (32/32) 100% (32/32)

AUD Program Snapshot

Graduation YearProgram CompletionNumber completed later
than expected time frame
Number not completingPraxis Pass RateJob Placement
2013 78%  (7/9) 0 2 100%(7/7) 100% (7/7)
2012 89% (8/9) 0 1 100% (8/8) 100% (8/8)
2011 62% (5/8) 0 3 100% (5/5) 100% (5/5)

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Contact Info

Tel: 617.373.2708
Fax: 617.373.4701

SLP MS Program:
Therese O'Neil-Pirozzi
Tel: 617.373.5750
Fax: 617.373.2239

AuD Program:
Sandra Cleveland
Tel: 617.373.2496
Fax: 617.373.8756

SLPA BS Program:
Lorraine A. Book
Tel: 617.373.7577
Fax: 617.373.8756

Karen O'Brien
Tel: 617.373.3698
Fax: 617.373.2239

Clinical Services:
Tel: 617.373.2492
Fax: 617.373.8756