About SLP at LVC

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are in high demand: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national employment rate of SLPs 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 SLP at LVC?

  • At LVC, our CSD and SLP program builds on our highly successful doctor of physical therapy, master of athletic training, and bachelor of exercise science programs.
  • LVC's CSD and SLP program, which welcomed its first capped-enrollment class in fall 2017, educates students to be competent, ethical clinicians able to serve persons with speech-language-hearing disorders.
  • A strong and active alumni network ensures that all CSD and SLP graduates will have extensive support during and after program completion. This support includes an extensive network of clinical partnerships where students are prepared to be World-Ready Graduates.