SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

(SLP)

Speech-Language Pathologists evaluate and treat children and adults who have difficulty with speech or language, have difficulty swallowing food or liquid.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

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

PROGRAM LENGTH

Bachelor’s degree – 4 years; Master’s degree – 2 years; Supervised clinical experience – 4 years

PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Schools

  • Private clinics

  • Hospitals

  • Nursing homes

  • Public health agencies,

  • Universities

  • State/federal government agencies

  • Health departments

  • Research laboratories

SALARY RANGE

$29.77 - $44.36

For more information on this program, visit the Education page

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