A degree in Speech-Language Pathology is exceptional preparation for a career as a teacher or speech-language pathologist or any career requiring good communication skills and a knowledge of human communication.

Types of careers you can pursue with an SLP bachelor's degree: 

  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Education
  • Medical training

What you will need to work in the speech-language pathology fields:

  • Use scientific methods to solve problems
  • Listen, understand, and ask questions
  • Analyze ideas
  • Be aware of others' reactions
  • Express ideas clearly when speaking or writing
  • Look for ways to help people
  • Read and understand work-related materials
  • Solve problems by bringing others together to discuss differences

Places that will hire you:

  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing care facilities
  • Hearing clinics
  • Speech clinics
  • Language clinics

Speech Pathology By The Numbers


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