Career Opportunities

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
  • hospitals
  • 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.