Students completing the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology at Maryville University will be prepared for American Speech Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certification and Missouri state licensure from the Board of Healing Arts following one year of full-time employment known as the clinical fellowship year (CFY).
Work settings include:
- early intervention
- K-12 schools
- skilled nursing facilities
- private practice
- colleges and universities
Speech-language pathologists are in demand.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that an increase of 28,800 speech pathology jobs is expected by the year 2020. This is a 23% increase which translates to a “faster than average” growth field.
***The graduate program is in the process of achieving CAA Candidacy Status. Until the process is complete, no students will be enrolled.