The Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology will lead you to eligibility for clinical certification by preparing you to assess, diagnose, and clinically treat people with a variety of communication and swallowing disorders. You'll have many clinical opportunities to work with people of all ages with diverse communication needs under the supervision of our skilled clinical instructors.
Why This Program & What You'll Learn
Our SLP program prepares you to assist, diagnose, and clinically treat people with communication and swallowing disorders. This extensive clinical experience makes our speech-language pathology graduates highly sought-after clinicians.
You'll have the opportunity to work alongside faculty mentors and experienced staff in state-of-the-art facilities. Conduct or assist with research projects that focus on understanding or improving all forms of communication, work with patients ranging from infants to the elderly. Gain hands-on experience in our Speech-Language and Hearing Clinics that serve people in central and northern Michigan.
Our program will prepare you to work with individuals of all ages who have needs related to:
- Voice and resonance.
- Receptive and expressive language.
- Cognitive aspects of communication.
- Social aspects of communication.
- Communication modalities.
The Speech-Language Pathology program at Central Michigan University leads to eligibility for clinical certification and prepares students to work in all clinical settings.
With our SLP program, you'll benefit from:
- State-of-the-art facilities that include advanced technology and software for speech, voice, language and acoustic testing.
- First-hand clinical experience in both on-and-off-campus placements.
- Experience working with individuals of all ages with diverse communication needs under the supervision of skilled clinical instructors.
- A welcoming environment where collaboration is encouraged.
Careers & Outcomes
With this degree, you can choose professions such as speech-language pathologists or audiologists. You'll work primarily in educational settings, medical and health facilities, and private practice.
|Speech Language Pathologist||$70,198 (Masters required)|
The clinical services offered by the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders assist people with speech, language and hearing impairments throughout the Mid-Michigan area.