Job placement rate for UToledo speech-language pathology master's students within six months of graduation and Praxis exam pass rate for SLP master's students during the past 4 years
Earn a master’s degree in speech-language pathology at The University of Toledo in just five semesters. You will automatically qualify to apply for the national certification and state licenses.
UToledo offers broad foundational course work and specialized, evidence-based training in the assessment and treatment of communication disorders.
Clinical practicum is an integral part of the curriculum. SLP graduate students have more than 550 hours of clinical practicum related to treatment approaches and techniques they learn in the classroom.
UToledo speech-language pathology master's students are prepared to:
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Solid preparation for certification and licensure. UToledo provides graduate students with the necessary courses and clinical experiences to apply for:
Earn a graduate certificate in teaming in early childhood while earning your master’s degree. Our graduate SLP program collaborates with related academic departments and programs in the College of Health and Human Services to offer this unique opportunity.
Flexibility. UToledo's SLP program has options for part-time enrollment, online continuing-education courses and intensive, specialty clinical training in the summer. Our graduate students are prepared to work as school SLPs.
On-campus clinics. Graduate students get hands-on training and provide speech therapy services to local children in UToledo's Speech-Language Hearing Clinic. Students are supervised by certified, licensed clinicians.
Quality teaching. All speech-language pathology graduate faculty are ASHA-certified and involved with clinical and research activities.
National accreditation. The Master of Arts (M.A.) education program in speech-language pathology (residential) at The University of Toledo is accredited (March 1, 2022-February 28, 2030) by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700, and provides the educational and clinical experiences required for certification and/or licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
100% of graduates from UToledo’s graduate program in speech-language pathology have accepted jobs within six months of graduation. The average, annual starting salary for an entry-level speech-language pathologist is $58,000.
A master’s degree plus certification is necessary to practice as a speech-language pathologist. Teaching and research positions often require a doctoral degree. UToledo’s graduate program advisors can help you learn more about the course work and training you’ll need for a career in speech-language pathology.
Most students who complete our graduate program are employed at facilities in the ProMedica and Mercy health systems in northwest Ohio. Others work for area school systems.
Typical Employers of Speech-Language Pathologists
"The graduate program at The University of Toledo provided me with wonderful opportunities to grow as a future clinician and student through research-based academics and hands-on experiences in my internships. Through the challenges of graduate school, I always felt strongly supported by the faculty and staff at UToledo."
UToledo's SLP graduate course work and clinical experiences emphasize evidence-based practices in the assessment and treatment of speech-language disorders.
Classroom and clinical experiences can fulfill eligibility requirements for certification and/or licensure as a speech-language pathologist. Requirements vary across the country and discipline. Verify criteria with the appropriate licensing body for the state in which you intend to practice. These national sites list state board directories.
Speech-Language Pathology Master's Degree Sample Courses
Clinical practicum is a vital aspect of graduate student development and training. These experiences provide opportunities for you to apply learned skills and techniques in real-life situations.
Speech-language pathology master’s degree students complete two full-time, clinical experiences. Most students get more than 550 hours of hands-on training with patients of all ages and with an array of disorders.
An intern coordinator helps students find a variety of specialized, clinical placements with local and regional clinics and research laboratories.
UToledo's speech-language pathology faculty present nationally and internationally. All faculty are active in clinical and research endeavors. Faculty expertise span the areas of: