Long Island Campus Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Degree
Make a difference. Help others communicate. Get ready.
Prepare for a career you’re passionate about with a B.A. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from St. Joseph’s University, New York.
Get ready to evaluate and provide therapy for individuals with a wide range of communication disorders as a speech-language pathologist. Or diagnose and treat individuals with hearing loss and hearing-related disorders as an audiologist. In either profession, you’ll work with patients of many different ages, and you can find employment in a variety of settings, including schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers and private practices.
Immerse yourself in all the academic coursework, clinical experiences and internship opportunities required for acceptance into top graduate programs. 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.
Recent St. Joseph’s University graduates have been accepted into such prestigious graduate programs as Loyola University; New York University; Brooklyn College; and Teachers College, Columbia University.
Serena Moteiro ’23
Speech Major and Psychology Minor
"St. Joseph’s University has not only given me opportunities of a lifetime, but it has also solidified my decision to become a speech-language pathologist. Through my time here so far, I have learned that every professor in this major genuinely cares about each student and their success in the future. I am confident that St. Joseph’s University has prepared me to advance my studies in a graduate program, and I will be forever thankful for the education this school has provided me along the way."
The Long Island Campus Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist Major Experience
Prepare for Your Future: As part of the program, students spend 25 hours in the field, which graduate programs accept toward their hours for ASHA. Internships are optional, with St. Joseph’s students having interned at local school districts, therapy offices, 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.