| Prevalence of speech and hearing problems is very high in developing countries like India. However, there is a dearth of services available for identification and management of individuals with communication disorders. Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) decided to fulfill the long standing deficiency of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists in Maharashtra, by starting an undergraduate program in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, BASLP. |
The School of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology was started in August 2006, in this educational city of Pune.
The University started the post graduate program, MASLP and Ph.D. in Audiology and Ph.D. in Speech- Language Pathology from the year 2010-11 to meet the demand for trained post graduate professionals in various set ups. Increasing the number of professionals with post graduate qualifications helps in:
All the courses conducted by the college are recognized by Rehabilitation Council of India.
MissionThe motto of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) is, ‘Social transformation through dynamic education’. The Founders of the University started the School of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology with an aim to develop manpower in the field of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology and provide services to individuals with speech-language and/or hearing problems. Services provided at the college help individuals with speech-language and/or hearing impairment to fully participate and contribute to community to the best of their abilities. The School of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology envisages professionals of high standards providing services to improve quality of life of individuals with any kind of speech-language and/or hearing impairment.
Scope of BASLPPlenty of opportunities are available for Audiologist & Speech Language Pathologist, both India & Overseas. After completing the Bachelor’s program, the students may pursue the education to obtain PG degree or start working. Those with academic and research interest may continue their education to obtain doctorate in the field
Job opportunities are available to Audiologist & Speech Language Pathologist in the following setups: