About the course
Students majoring in speech-language pathology study communication disorders as well as swallowing disorders by focusing on the components of speech and language Sound productionPitch and toneThe mechanical components of breathingInterpretation of signs and symbols used to communicateOther social aspects of communicationDesigning a career path to follow your passionSpeech and language professionals work closely with teachers, physicians, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation counselors and other members of an interdisciplinary team. They are independent professionals and do not require direct medical supervision.A speech-language pathologist works with children and adults to Identify, assess, treat and prevent speech and language disordersParticipate in assessment and treatment of swallowing disordersHelp individuals who have suffered brain trauma to relearn language and speech skillsEducate individuals on how to use augmentative and assistive systems of communicationCounsel individuals with speech and language disorders and their families or caregivers to understand their disorders and to communicate more effectively in educational, social and work settingsAdvise individuals and the community on how to prevent speech and language disorders
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Bachelor Degree
Estimated annual course fee
USD 14,310
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4 Years

Missouri State University

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Missouri State University is located in Missouri, United States. It had many former names like the Fourth District Normal School. It is a public institute and was established in 1905. There are 1,214 academic staffing with 1,350 administrative staff hired by the university. There are 26,001 students in total, out of which 20,681 are undergraduates and 3,709 are postgraduates. It is the second-largest campus of the university by enrolment as the official system registration of 26,001 in the fall semester of 2019 of the state.
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901 S. National Ave, Springfield, MO 65897

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