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Career Information

Students in speech-language-hearing sciences choose several career paths with their undergraduate degree. Typically, students continue their academic and clinical training in a master's program in speech-language pathology or in a doctoral program in audiology. For more information on the graduate program in speech-language pathology, visit the graduate section. Students may also use their bachelor's degree to pursue careers in related fields such as education, healthcare, and psychology.  

Students who pursue careers in speech-language pathology or audiology work in the assessment and treatment of children and adults with a wide variety of speech, language, voice, fluency, swallowing, and hearing problems resulting from a range disorders. Speech-language pathologists and audiologists work in many settings, including schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, physicians' offices, and outpatient centers. Undergraduate students are exposed to the scope of practice in both speech-language pathology and audiology through their coursework and exposure to the Loyola Clinical Centers.

For information about the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology, visit: