"What Can I Do With a Major in...Speech-Language Pathology?"
Why Major in Speech-Language Pathology?
The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
- Provide diagnostic and treatment services in different types of settings.
- Access information systems, apply research to clinical situations and interpret research studies.
- Use current word processing, data bases, and spreadsheet technologies in the treatment of data collection, communicating with external sources and accessing multiple information resources.
- Use routine aseptic procedures.
- Perform oral peripheral exams, traditional articulation tests, C-PAC, testing for language disorders, charting for data collection, pure-tone hearing screening, immittance hearing screening, basic otoscopy, pure-tone audiometry, and speech audiometry.
- Complete IPA transcription, case histories and oral-language samples.
- Conduct individual and group therapy sessions, communicate results of therapy, plan individual/group therapy sessions, produce written summaries of individual/group therapy sessions, and produce written documentation of student teaching group therapy.
Related Career Titles
|Communicative Disorders Specialist||Speech Pathologist|
|Hearing Teacher||Speech Teacher|
|Hearing Therapist||Speech Therapist|
Related Job Listings/Job Search Website
|All Speech Pathology Jobs||EBS Healthcare|
|Speech Language Pathologist.org|
|Speech Language Pathology World|
|Speech Pathology Jobs|
American Speech-Language Hearing Association
Academy of Dispensing Audiologists
Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences
Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology
American Academy of Audiology
American Auditory Society
American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Audiology Foundation of America
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Educational Audiology Association
International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics
Missouri Speech Language Hearing Association
Missouri Academy of Audiology
National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders
National Center for Voice and Speech
National Student Speech Language Hearing Association
Missouri Division for Professional Registration Board of Healing Arts
Four-Year Academic Plan
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