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Program Features


Flexibility 

The program in Speech-Language Pathology at Maryville University allows you to tailor your studies to meet your interests. Whether you want a speech career in healthcare, the public schools or early intervention, Maryville’s curriculum will meet your needs. The program is carefully designed to allow for flexibility in choosing electives which will strengthen your skills for a given setting.

Opportunity

On campus, there will be two clinics available for student practicum and observation experiences. The program clinic will serve people ages 7 years to adult with various communication disorders. The Walker Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders serves children ages 2-6 years who have speech and language difficulties.

Bilingual

Maryville University is proud to offer the option of a bilingual (Spanish-English) practicum experience. Students who have been admitted into the graduate program and who have completed a minor in Spanish or otherwise met Spanish language proficiency requirements will be allowed to apply for this competitive graduate program opportunity.

Program Facilities

The facilities at Maryville University include a new College of Health Professions Building (Walker Hall), opening in Spring of 2015. This building will house both the undergraduate program in Communication Science and Disorders and the graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology.  Also housed in this new building will be the program’s speech-language clinic and the Walker Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders.  Facilities will include a technologically equipped classroom, student work space, an audiology suite, shared research/lab space, access to computers and lounge areas for students.

NSSLHA

Students are encouraged to get involved with the National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association, where students learn about the profession, socialize with peers, and provide service. The group provides excellent leadership opportunities and is mentored by a speech-language pathology faculty member.

Accreditation

***The graduate program is in the process of achieving CAA Candidacy Status. Until the process is complete, no students will be enrolled.

University

Maryville University of Saint Louis is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504. They can be contacted by calling 800.621.7440.

Program

The graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology at Maryville University has submitted its application for candidacy readiness status with the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) who may be contacted at:

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
American Speech-Language Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard #310
Rockville, MD 20850
800-498-2071

***The graduate program is in the process of achieving CAA Candidacy Status. Until the process is complete, no students will be enrolled.


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