What Can I do With a Degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences?
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- Advising & Career Services' Resources
- Vocational Biographies
- Professional Associations
- Internet Sites with Career-Related Information for Speech & Hearing Science Majors
- Places of Employment
Advising & Career Services has a variety of resources to help students explore potential career fields. These resources include information about typical responsibilities, qualifications, career paths, job outlook, salary, and related careers.
Vocational Biographies describes the career success stories of 1001 real people. Search by career title, keyword, topic, and career cluster. Username: portland su and pass code: 3w9n
- Geriatric Speech Language Pathologist
- Speech-Language Pathologist
- National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA)
- Oregon Speech-Language and Hearing Association
- The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
- Speech — Lists and briefly describes job titles related to speech majors. From the Career Exploration Center at the University of Texas, Austin, Texas.
- Speech and Hearing Sciences: What Can I Do With This Major? — Outlines common career areas, identifies typical employers, and suggests general strategies to enhance employability. From Career Services at the University of Tennessee.
- Speech, Language, Hearing — Lists potential job titles and related skills. From the University Career and Employment Services at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.
- Careers in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiologists — From the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
- Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists — From the Bureau of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook.
- Job Openings from the Association of Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Positions available at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Office
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association reports that speech pathologists and audiologists work in many settings including: "schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing care facilities, industry, government health facilities, research laboratories, [and] private practice." Speech and hearing sciences majors usually must pursue graduate education to be licensed to work as speech pathologists or audiologists.
The following list of employers and job titles was derived from Advising & Career Services' jobs database where the employer specifically requested speech and hearing sciences majors. This list does not reflect all potential places of employment or kinds of jobs for speech and hearing sciences majors. This list does not reflect current openings.
- Auburn School District — Speech Language Pathologist
- Beaverton School District — Autism Consultant
- Bellingham Public Schools — Speech Language Pathologist
- Center for Communication Skills — Speech Language Pathologist
- Central Consolidated School District — Speech Language Pathologist
- Clackamas Education Service District — Speech Language Pathologist
- Educational Services District ESD 112 — Speech Language Pathologist
- Elliot Institute NPS — Speech Therapist
- Kelso School District — Speech Language Pathologist
- Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office — Speech and Language Pathologist
- Klamath Falls City Schools — Speech Language Pathologist
- Lake Oswego School District — Speech Language Pathologist
- Lane Education Services District — Speech & Language Pathologist
- Lebanon Community School District — Speech Pathologist
- Linn Benton Lincoln ESD — Speech Language Pathologist
- Longview School District — Speech Language Pathologist
- Multnomah Education Service District — Speech & Language Pathologist
- Oregon Hearing & Speech Center — Speech Pathologist
- Progressive Step Rehab Services — Speech Language Pathologist
- Renton School District — Speech Language Pathologist
- State of Oregon Job Specifications for Speech/Language Pathologist.
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences - Portland State University