SLHS Careers & Outcomes
Our SLHS graduates most often go on to graduate school to become practicing speech-language pathologists or audiologists. Employment in these fields is growing steadily. The demand for speech language pathologists and audiologists is expected to increase by 21 percent in the next 10 years averaging about 14,000 job openings each year.
Speech Language Hearing Sciences College to Career Map
What can I do with a Speech Language Hearing Sciences degree?
- American Sign Language interpreter
- Audiology assistant
- Speech-language pathologist
- Speech-language pathology assistant
If you’re not looking to attend graduate school for speech language pathology or audiology, there are several related careers that will allow you to work where your passion lies, with little or no additional time spent in the classroom.
- Speech Language Pathology Assistant: You can become an SLP assistant by earning a certificate from Alexandria Technical & Community College after completing your SLHS degree.
- American Sign Language Interpreter: M State has an ASL interpreting program. A bachelor’s degree is needed to become a certified interpreter.
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