Speech & Hearing Center

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Welcome to The University of Texas- Pan American Speech and Hearing Center. The Center is an on-campus practicum facility under the Communication Sciences and Disorders (COMD) Department. The Center provides diagnostic and therapeutic services to infants, preschoolers, school-aged children and adults. Services are conducted by graduate students majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders under the supervision of clinical faculty. All clinical supervisors hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and are licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

The Speech and Hearing Center is a division of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders within the College of Health Sciences and Human Services at The University of Texas-Pan American.


The Mission of the Department of Communications Sciences and Disorders is as follows:

  1. The program prepares students for independent professional practice as speech-language pathologists for service in a diverse and multicultural society.
  2. The program provides students with instruction in speech, language, swallowing, and hearing though innovative delivery systems that leads to the master’s degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders and professional license and certification.
  3. Through teaching, research, creative activity, and public service in communication sciences and disorders, the Program prepares students for lifelong learning and leadership roles in the region, state, nation and world communities.
  4. The program is committed to enhancing the quality of life and communication needs of individuals in the region and state.

Equitable Treatment

The University of Texas Pan American Speech and Hearing Center is committed to serve all persons equally with the utmost respect and dignity. All clients, caregivers, students, staff, and faculty will be treated in a non-discriminatory manner regardless of each individual’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a veteran.