Speech-Language Pathology Minor
The Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) minor at Stonehill College prepares students for graduate school in communication science disorders, speech-language pathology and audiology.
Strong foundation for a rewarding career
Speech-language pathologists work to prevent, assess, diagnose and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders in children and adults. Students who wish to pursue careers in SLP must attend a graduate program certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA).
The flexibility to pursue a related major
Stonehill’s SLP minor stands out from similar programs in that it provides all of the curricular requirements necessary for acceptance into prestigious graduate programs while allowing students the ability to pursue a major course of study aligned with their interests and passions.
Extensive internship opportunities
Stonehill students pursuing a career in speech-language pathology have gained valuable experience through internships and clinical experiences with a variety of ASHA-certified speech pathologists, audiologists, and communication disorder specialists and practitioners close to the Stonehill campus.
Exceptional placement record in graduate school/professional studies
Stonehill students pursuing a career in speech-language pathology have been accepted into graduate programs in the field at Northeastern University, the University of North Carolina, Bridgewater State University, Boston University and Emerson College.
Recent Graduate School Placements:
- Boston University
- Bridgewater State University
- Emerson University
- MGH College of Health Professions
- Northeastern University
- Northwestern University
- Sacred Heart University
- University of North Carolina
- University of Vermont
- Worcester State University
Recent Internship Placements
Speech and Hearing Science
Speech and Language Development
Speech-Language Pathology Club
Stonehill students pursuing SLP have organized a Speech-Language Pathology Club to provide academic, informational and social support to students looking to study SLP. This club has been certified as a NSSHLA (National Student Speech- Language-Hearing Association) chapter.
In addition, Stonehill’s Career Development Center offers extensive assistance to students seeking employment and pursuing advanced studies in this field. By completing internships and utilizing mentors, students are empowered to build lifelong career management skills.
Advanced Degree Partnerships
Stonehill College has developed academic affiliations with colleges and universities that enable our students to augment the degree they earn at Stonehill with graduate and undergraduate degrees that further enhance their opportunities to receive an advanced degree.