Audiology and Speech Pathology Program at Western Kentucky University (WKU)

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Audiology and Speech Pathology Program

The audiology and speech pathology program at Western Kentucky University 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 Kentucky colleges that offer audiology and speech pathology program.

The Audiology and Speech Pathology program at WKU is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology since 1993.

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Students Enrolled in the Audiology and Speech Pathology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Western Kentucky University offers a master's degree program in audiology and speech pathology.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male5
Female69

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian3
Black6
Hispanic4
White57
Unknown2

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Audiology and Speech Pathology program at WKU, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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 & Projects ()

According to the BLS, speech-language pathologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 23.4% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Bowling Green, KY
    • Average Hourly Rate: $38.28
    • Average Annual Salary: $79,620

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 Kentucky

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,...)

Brescia University

Owensboro, KY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Audiology and Speech Pathology (B)

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY
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School Details

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

Programs

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

Murray State University

Murray, KY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Audiology and Speech Pathology (B,M)

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Audiology and Speech Pathology (B,M)

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