Steven  Moates
Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education, Speech-Language Pathology
School of Health Professions
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Office: 2125 CHS Building 2
Phone: 205-726-4579

Steven Moates received his Bachelor of Arts in communication science and disorders, his Master of Science in speech-language pathology from the University of Montevallo, and a Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology (SLP.D) from Nova Southeastern University. He comes to Samford from the University of Montana where he served as the Clinical Externship Coordinator and a clinical educator for the speech-language pathology program. Moates has more than 15 years of experience working in a variety of other settings including schools and private practice. His clinical interests include: fluency, supervision, and voice. Outside of work, he enjoys fly fishing, traveling and spending time with family.  

Degrees and Certifications

  • SLP.D., Nova Southeastern University
  • M.S., speech-language pathology, University of Montevallo
  • B.A., communication science and disorders, Auburn University at Montgomery
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association


  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association 
  • ASHA Native American Caucus 
  • American School Health Organization 
  • ASHA Sig 04 – Fluency and Fluency Disorders 
  • ASHA Sig 11 – Administration and Supervision 
  • Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama 


  • Fluency
  • Supervision