Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences
Your career beings with a degree in SLHS
Graduates who earn a BA in Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences (SLHS) obtain the prerequisite coursework to pursue graduate degrees in speech-language pathology or audiology which lead to careers in schools, community clinics, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and private practice.
- identify, assess and provide rehabilitation services to people with hearing and balance disorders
- assist in the prevention of hearing loss
Audiologists earn a median salary of $74,890 and the field is projected to grow at a rate of 29% over the next decade.* A Major in SLHS at MSU Denver can be an excellent first step for those who plan to pursue a doctoral degree required to become an audiologist. Recent SLHS graduates have gone on to study audiology at institutions in Colorado and around the country.