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Overview for Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

A program that prepares individuals to evaluate the speaking, language interpretation, and related physiological and cognitive capabilities of children and/or adults and develop treatment and rehabilitative solutions in consultation with clinicians and educators. Includes instruction in the anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing; biomechanics of swallowing and vocal articulation; communications disorders; psychology of auditory function and cognitive communication; language assessment and diagnostic techniques; and rehabilitative and management therapies.

Careers for Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Majors

A major in Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Top 3 Missouri Colleges with the highest percentage of Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Rockhurst University
Kansas City, MO
Less Selective$25,840 
Fontbonne University
Saint Louis, MO
Less Selective$19,795 
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO
Moderately Selective$13,170 
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