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What Can I do With a Degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences?

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Advising & Career Services' Resources

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.

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Vocational Biographies

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

  • Audiologist
  • Geriatric Speech Language Pathologist
  • Speech-Language Pathologist

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Professional Associations

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Internet Sites with Career-Related Information for Speech & Hearing Science Majors

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Places of Employment

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.

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Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences - Portland State University

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