Career Preparation

93% of undergraduate speech-language pathology seniors were accepted into a graduate program prior to graduation in 2017.

Employment of speech-language pathologists is expected to grow 21% between 2014 and 2024.

Bureau of Labor Statistics

The median income for speech-language pathologists is $74,410 per year.

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Speech-language pathologist is ranked #20 in the best health care jobs.

U.S. News & World Report

Career Preparation

Speech-language pathologist is ranked #28 in the 100 best jobs.

U.S. News & World Report


The Davies School of Communication Sciences & Disorders prepares students for a fulfilling career in a rapidly-growing field. Undergraduate students are well-prepared for the demands of graduate school, and our graduate students benefit from the immense knowledge base provided by our outstanding faculty. Speech-language pathologists are in very high demand, and have the opportunity to impact the lives of others in diverse populations and professional settings.

“I have not spoken to one speech pathologist that hasn’t enjoyed their career, so it makes me look forward to the future.”

– Molly Haines ‘17

The Academic Resource Center has a dedicated Career Consultant to help you prepare for a career in the health and helping professions. Schedule a one-on-one meeting with Amanda Duvall who will help you find and prepare for a rewarding career in your chosen field. Whether you’re applying to graduate school or preparing for a job interview, your career consultant can help.

Take advantage of everything career services has to offer:

  • Assessments and Self-Discovery Tools
  • Resume/Cover Letter Development
  • Employment and Internship Search Strategies
  • Interview Preparation
  • Graduate School Preparation
  • Professional Development

Amanda Duvall
Career Consultant

Office Hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday –  Bass 2119
  • Wednesday, Friday – Jarvis 1st floor
    Schedule appointment online using FrogJobs!
Center for Career & Professional Development