Audiology and Speech Pathology Program at Southern University and A&M College

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Audiology and Speech Pathology Program

The audiology and speech pathology program at Southern University and A&M College prepares students for a career as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist in a school, clinic, or hospital. The program focuses on the processes and disorders of speech, language, and hearing. Program Courses include: communication disorder studies, audiology, speech pathology, language acquisition, and the design and implementation of comprehensive therapeutic and rehabilitative solutions to communication problems. Get more details below including other Louisiana colleges that offer audiology and speech pathology program.

The Audiology and Speech Pathology program at Southern University and A&M College is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology for more than 23 years.

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Students Enrolled in the Audiology and Speech Pathology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Southern University and A&M College has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree18

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male2
Female26

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black22
White5
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Audiology and Speech Pathology program at Southern University and A&M College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Speech-Language Pathologists

Description

Assess and treat persons with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. May select alternative communication systems and teach their use. May perform research related to speech and language problems.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, speech-language pathologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 21.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 580
    • Average Hourly Rate: $31.65
    • Average Annual Salary: $65830

Audiologists

Description

Assess and treat persons with hearing and related disorders. May fit hearing aids and provide auditory training. May perform research related to hearing problems.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Audiology and Speech Pathology Programs in Louisiana

Audiology and Speech Pathology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Audiology and Speech Pathology (B,M,D)

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 38 students completed this program

Programs

  • Speech and Language Pathology (B)
  • Audiology and Speech Pathology (B)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 83 students completed this program

Programs

  • Audiology and Speech Pathology (B,M)
  • Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (B,M)

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Audiology and Speech Pathology (B)

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Audiology, Hearing Sciences (M)
  • Audiology and Speech Pathology (M)

University of Louisiana at Monroe

Monroe, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 38 students completed this program

Programs

  • Audiology and Speech Pathology (B,M)

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 28 students completed this program

Programs

  • Audiology, Hearing Sciences (B)
  • Speech and Language Pathology (B)
  • Audiology and Speech Pathology (B)

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

Shreveport, LA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Audiology and Speech Pathology (M)

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2430

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2790

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
78.56%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
24:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
14

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,261