Robert Pieretti
Speech Pathology and Audiology Professor


“The dedicated faculty here is like family and our graduates are sought after by employers because of the program’s design that fuses theory and practice,” says Dr. Robert Pieretti.

Dr. Pieretti is an associate professor and department chair in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Sacramento State. He is also faculty coordinator for the Second Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology, a degree completion program coordinated by the College of Continuing Education.

Dr. Pieretti has practiced as a language, speech and hearing specialist in the Sacramento City Unified School District since 2005. His research and clinical interests involve language disorders, language-based reading disorders, and literacy development in monolingual and multilingual student populations. He has made more than 40 presentations at the state and national levels.

He earned a master’s degree in speech pathology and a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP).  His doctoral degree focused on language and literacy for second language learners.