Audiology and Speech Pathology Program at West Virginia University (WVU)

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Audiology and Speech Pathology Program

The audiology and speech pathology program at West Virginia 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 West Virginia colleges that offer audiology and speech pathology program.

The Audiology and Speech Pathology program at West Virginia University is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology since 2006.

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Students Enrolled in the Audiology and Speech Pathology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. WVU offers a bachelor's degree program in audiology and speech pathology.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male5
Female38

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
White43

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

Upon completion of the Audiology and Speech Pathology program at WVU, 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 & 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

  • Morgantown, WV
    • Total Employment: 70
    • Average Hourly Rate: $36.43
    • Average Annual Salary: $75780

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 West Virginia

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,...)

Marshall University

Huntington, WV
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School Details

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

Programs

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

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,007