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Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Pursue this specialized, in-demand career with confidence

Earn a Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Fontbonne University, and you’ll have an exceptional foundation for graduate studies in speech-language pathology, as well as a professional life dedicated to helping people. As an undergraduate speech-language pathology (SLP) student, you will learn about the normal development of language as well as disorders of human communication and swallowing. In addition, you’ll gain real clinical experience by working with clients in the department’s speech-language clinic.

While it is important to note that a master’s degree is needed to be a licensed speech-language pathologist, students who complete the undergraduate degree are eligible to apply to the State of Missouri for licensure as a speech-language pathology assistant (SLPA). Your degree from Fontbonne will ensure you are well-prepared for graduate studies or to enter the field.

Program Highlights

Your choice of major indicates a deep commitment to serve, whether you continue with graduate studies or enter the field immediately after graduation. At Fontbonne, you will gain practical and theoretical knowledge from faculty experienced in the field and attuned to your individual goals.

  • Learn from and work with skilled, seasoned faculty and licensed speech-language pathologists.
  • Gain practical experience in the Eardley Family Clinic for Speech, Language and Hearing, a public clinic operating on Fontbonne’s campus.
  • Earn a master’s in speech-language pathology, also offered at Fontbonne, and prepare to become a full-fledged speech-language pathologist.
  • Fontbonne’s chapter of National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association is an active organization with more than 40 students on campus, that raises funds for organizations and causes, hosts guest speakers, and offers networking and service opportunities.
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SLP Career Opportunities

Learn about the career opportunities associated with a degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Fontbonne University.

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In-Field Learning Experience

Gain valuable pre-clinical and clinical experience in The Eardley Family Clinic for Speech, Language and Hearing as you work toward your degree.

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The Bachelor of Science (BS) education program in speech-language pathology at Fontbonne University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. 

The undergraduate SLP program at Fontbonne is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation which is the body that establishes standards for undergraduate programs in speech-language pathology. In order to graduate from an accredited program, students must achieve academic and clinical experiences that meet the standards provided by the CAA. Completion of these requirements will allow students to seek state licensure and ASHA certification. 


Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

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