Speech-Language Pathology

Degree Type

  • MS-SLP
  • MA-SLP


Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. SLPs work in many different research, education, and health care settings with varying roles, levels of responsibility, and client populations. (asha.org)

Typical Majors

  • Communication Sciences and Disorders BS

You can learn about specific degree requirements from the University Bulletin.  

Clinical Exposure

Exposure is recommended to demonstrate knowledge of the profession.  Most programs require 25 hours of observation prior to matriculation. 

Test Type

Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

National Links

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) 

NC Programs



Speech-Language Pathology Program Comparison Sheet