Speech-Language Pathologists evaluate and treat children and adults who have difficulty with speech or language, have difficulty swallowing food or liquid.
You must earn a bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders or a related major then a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Complete 400 hours of supervised clinical experience. Complete 36 weeks of full-time (1260 hours) clinical practice. Pass a national certification exam
Bachelor’s degree – 4 years; Master’s degree – 2 years; Supervised clinical experience – 4 years
PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
Public health agencies,
State/federal government agencies
$29.77 - $44.36