Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences
Your career beings with a degree in SLHS
Job opportunities in speech-language pathology are expected to grow by 21% from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations*
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 speech and language disorders and assist in the prevention of speech and language disorders
- Assist in the prevention of hearing disorders
With a median salary of $73,419 in 2015*, speech-language pathologists are poised for careers in schools, community clinics, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and private practice. While speech-language pathology requires a master’s degree, a Major in SLHS at MSU Denver provides a sound background for students pursuing a graduate degree in this field. Recent SLHS graduates have gone on to study speech-language pathology at programs in Colorado and around the country.