Southeastern graduate speech-language pathology program earns national ranking

Friday, September 22, 2017
by: Tonya Lowentritt

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s speech-language pathology graduate program was named among the top in the nation in rankings recently released by U.S. News and World Report.
     Southeastern was among the top 200 in the country based on the results of peer assessment surveys sent to deans, other administrators and/or faculty at accredited degree programs or schools. All peer surveys were conducted by the market research firm Ipsos Public Affairs.
     Jacqueline Guendouzi, department head of Communication Sciences and Disorders said the CSD faculty is committed to training students who will meet the needs of their future clients.
     “When our graduates join the workforce, they will serve vulnerable individuals of all ages with disorders of speech, hearing, communication, and swallowing that could affect quality of life,” said Guendouzi. “We are dedicated not only to academic rigor and ethical practice, but also to providing meaningful and highly diverse clinical experiences at every level of the program.”
     U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and information, which includes and annual print and e-book versions of its authoritative rankings of Best Colleges, Best Graduate Schools and Best Hospitals.   

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