Speech-language pathology students study in the new Arnold Health Professions Pavilion.

About Speech-Language Pathology at LVC

Speech-language pathologists are in high demand: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national employment rate of speech-language pathologists is expected to grow faster than average through the year 2026, with an anticipated 18% increase in job openings. Our program will prepare you to fill this need by becoming a skilled clinician ready to serve those affected by speech-language-hearing disorders.

Speech-language pathology majors enroll at LVC as communication sciences & disorders majors. At the end of the third year, qualified students enter the Speech-Language Pathology Program. At the completion of their fourth year, students receive a B.S. in communication sciences & disorders. At the end of their fifth year, graduates receive a master's in speech-language pathology.

Right now, the number of applications for graduate-level coursework in speech-language pathology far exceeds the available openings in graduate schools. Our program will help you get ahead of the competition.

The master's degree in the Speech-Language Pathology program at LVC is an Applicant for Candidacy by the Council on Academic Accreditation for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

Why an LVC Speech-Language Pathology Degree?

  • We'll educate¬†you to become a competent, ethical speech-language pathologist who provides exceptional care to those with speech-language-hearing disorders.
  • A strong and active LVC alumni network ensures that, with a speech-language pathology degree, you will find extensive support and career connections during and after program completion.
  • This support includes an extensive network of clinical partnerships.