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I want to learn more about Gannon University's Pre-Speech Language Pathology program.
Gannon University offers courses that fulfill prerequisites for graduate programs in speech language pathology or audiology. Courses are available each semester in an online, seven-week format, providing you with the flexibility to plan and schedule the
courses you need. Direct entry options to Gannon University’s Speech Language Pathology programs in Erie, Pa. and Ruskin, Fla. are also available.
Prepare yourself with the foundation courses to pursue advanced degrees in speech-language pathology and audiology through key
Anatomy and Physiology of Communication: Study the structures and workings involved in speech, language, hearing, chewing
Phonetics: Study acoustic, linguistic and articulatory properties of speech sounds using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Normal Speech and Language Development: Explore the building blocks of acquiring language and speech, including the brain,
genetics and environmental factors that impact these timelines.
Speech and Hearing Science: Gain knowledge of how speech is produced, acoustics of vowels and consonants, synthetic speech
and speech analysis.
Introduction to Audiology: Explore the scope of practice, anatomy and physiology of hearing mechanisms, hearing science and
audiometry, and learn methods for assessing and rehabilitating hearing disorders.
Communication Disorders in Children and Adults: Study genetics and prevalence of communication disorders, consequences
of untreated disorders and treatment approaches.
Salina Gilliss Pre-Speech Language Pathology
"Gannon’s Pre-SLP program gave me a
wonderful glimpse into the material that
will be covered in the graduate program.
The staff and professors have cultivated
a supportive community where you are
able to ask any and all the questions that
you have. If you’re looking for community,
strength and success, this program is the
right one for you."
Assistant ProfessorSpeech-Language Pathology-Rusk
Pre-SLP Online Faculty, SLP ErSpeech Language Pathology Eri
Assistant ProfessorSpeech Language Pathology Eri
Crd Clinical Education, ErieSpeech Language Pathology Eri
Program Director, SLPSpeech Language Pathology Eri