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Speech pathology professional working with elementary school students. Photo taken pre-COVID.

Speech-Language Pathology, M.S.

Speech-language pathologists identify and treat speech, language, and swallowing disorders, contribute to differential diagnosis, and provide guidance on prevention and preservation of functional communication and swallowing across the lifespan.


10%
Michigan Job Growth by 2025
10%
U.S. Job Growth by 2025
Fully Accredited

Source: EMSI, 2020

Program Overview

You may pursue a graduate degree via one of two tracks. Track 1 is an intensive four semester applied program for those who have completed the pre-professional requirements and a bachelor's degree. Track 2 is a six semester program, with the first two semesters meeting pre-professional requirements, and the final four semesters an intensive applied program.

Opportunities for supervised clinical practice are provided in community-based healthcare and educational settings located within two hours of GVSU's Health Campus, with opportunities outside this radius potentially available upon request.

Why Study Speech-Language Pathology at Grand Valley?


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