Speech Language and Hearing Sciences | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

Step into the science of human communication through our two-year program that provides a foundation in academics and clinical observation.

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Improve Communication. Launch Your Career.

The TTUHSC School of Health Professions Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) program provides students with an academic and clinical foundation to understand and improve the communication skills of people with developmental or acquired communication disorders. Students learn and interact with faculty through a curriculum that has courses based in the areas of speech-language pathology and audiology. Our program is a stepping stone into a great career or graduate school in a variety of fields including speech-language pathology or audiology.


Our curriculum combines academic instruction and clinical observation experiences designed to provide you with a comprehensive foundation in the sciences of speech, language and hearing.

2 Years
 4 Semesters
Classes include a combination of:
  • Introduction to Audiology
  • Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology
  • Language Disorders
  • Clinical Methods
  • Basic Sign Language for Health Professionals
What to Expect
  • Innovative Teaching in Traditional Classrooms and Clinical and Research Environments
  • Holistic Understanding of Communication Disorders
  • Interprofessional and Collaborative Experiences
  • Learning in the TTUHSC Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic
  • Mentoring Program through a student organization


Entry-level positions for graduates with a B.S. in SLHS:

  • A Licensed Speech-Language-Pathology Assistant (With Additional Clinical Experience Hours Not Provided Through the SLHS Program)
  • A Caseworker at a State Agency
  • An Early Intervention Specialist (EIS)
  • A Licensed Hearing Aid Specialist (With Additional Training)
Dec. 1
Application Open
April 1 July 1
Application Deadline
Term Program Start

Required Education: Texas Common Core Requirements & Additional Prerequisite Courses

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Your Future is in Lubbock, TX

  • 263 Annual Days of Sunshine
  • Cost of Living $21,218 (single adult, no children) *
  • Average Commute Time 15.5 Mins
  • 240,719 Population

* (source: Livingwage.MIT.edu)

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Phone: (806) 743-3220
Office Hours: 8am-5pm, M-F
Email: health.professions@ttuhsc.edu
Address: 3601 4th Street, MS 6294, Lubbock, TX 79430

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