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Speech Language Pathology

Career Description

The Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, is an excellent resource for information on the Speech Language Pathologist profession. You can also read about Speech Language Pathologists on ExploreHealthCareers.org.

Education

Most speech-language-pathologist jobs require a masters degree. Students must also complete a clinical fellowship after graduate school.

Pre-requisites

Students must have completed coursework in neurology, dysphasia, phonology, language and diagnostic assessment, and have completed a previous outside placement and have worked with children. Prior to approval for a clinical experience, an interview may be required, as well as a cover letter and resume.

Length of Clinical Experience

Approximately 3-5 days per week for 3 months

Clinical Tracks at BMC

  • Rehabilitation Services – Pediatrics

  • Inpatient Rehabilitation - Adults

  • Outpatient Rehabilitation - Adults

Institutional Affiliations

BMC is affiliated with the following institution/s for this program: 

Professional Associations and Other Information