Speech Language Pathology Freshman Direct Entry

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY – FRESHMAN DIRECT ENTRY

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY
FRESHMAN DIRECT ENTRY

Campus Majors | Speech Language PathologyAPPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

Campus Majors | Speech Language PathologyAPPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY
FRESHMAN DIRECT ENTRY

 

Give Others
the Gift of Expression.
Give Others the Gift of Expression.

Countless people struggle to reach their potential because of speech and language difficulties. You could turn their lives around.

Maryville’s Freshman Direct Entry Speech Language Pathology program prepares you for the graduate speech language pathology program. As a student in the program, you’ll get the courses and hands-on experience you need to be ready for the graduate Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) program.

Maryville’s state-of-the-art facilities offer some of the best speech and language pathology resources in the region, and you’ll be eligible to apply for a state SLP-A license, which allows you to work in a limited capacity under the supervision of a fully certified and licensed speech-language pathologist.

 

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WHY MARYVILLE

DIRECT ENTRY INTO MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY’S MASTER’S PROGRAM

When you complete Maryville’s freshman direct entry program you will graduate with a bachelor’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and then move right into your Speech Language Pathologist master’s training. You can meet with expert faculty to help prepare you for your entry into the master’s program and a rewarding career as a speech language pathologist.

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

Speech Language pathology student working with Child

Speech language pathology students provide speech, language, voice, swallowing, hearing screenings and treatment services in state-of-the-art clinic rooms.

PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

student working with patients in Speech language pathology program

You will work closely with students in occupational therapy, physical therapy and music therapy as well as nursing and rehabilitation counseling. This inter-professional education with its shared courses and opportunities to work side-by-side helps prepare students for real-world collaboration in healthcare.

Students have worked with companies and clinics that are located on Maryville’s campus such as:
• The Aphasia Communication Theater
• Walker Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders
• Maryville Speech and Language Clinic

 

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THE BIG PICTURE

Along with health concerns of the aging Baby Boomer population, schools are becoming more aware of language disorders in young people, so the need for speech-language pathologists is also on the rise. In fact, it’s one of the fastest-growing professions in the healthcare industry.

SALARY

TOP 10%

$120,060

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MEDIAN

$77,510


JOB GROWTH

18%

ESTIMATED

through 2026

25,900 NEW JOBS THROUGH 2026


LARGEST EMPLOYERS

43
%
EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
20
%
OFFICES
14
%
HOSPITALS
  5
%
NURSING FACILITIES

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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You’ll need the right skills and licenses to compete for a career as a speech-language pathologist, and as a Speech Language Pathology direct entry student at Maryville University, you’ll have the opportunity to excel.
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