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Help others communicate. Become an advocate. Get ready.
Explore a future in a field you’re passionate about with a B.A. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from St. Joseph’s University, New York.
Prepare for a career evaluating and helping individuals with a wide range of communication disorders as a speech-language pathologist. Or get ready to diagnose and treat people with hearing loss and hearing-related disorders as an audiologist. Both professions work with patients of many different ages. Employment can be found in a variety of settings, including schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers and private practices.
Gain the knowledge and skills necessary for acceptance into top graduate programs through academic coursework, clinical experiences and internship. At St. Joseph’s University, you’ll develop strong clinical thinking and leadership skills to help you succeed in your future career as a speech-language pathologist and/or audiologist.
St. Joseph’s University alumni have moved on to prestigious graduate programs at such institutions as Loyola University; New York University; Brooklyn College; and Teachers College, Columbia University.
Prepare for Your Future: Gain 25 hours of fieldwork experience, which graduate programs accept toward their hours for ASHA. St. Joseph’s students have participated in optional internships at local schools, hospitals, nursing homes and private practices.
Career Opportunities: Careers in this field are growing much faster than average, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, with jobs for speech-language pathologists expected to grow 29% and audiologist jobs 16% by 2030.
Minors that Matter: Students in this program often pair the major with minors in psychology, Spanish, human relations and therapeutic recreation.