Speech-Language Pathology Major

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. Our undergraduate speech-language pathology (SLP) students learn about the normal development of language as well as disorders of human communication and swallowing. In addition, students 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).

Speech-Language Pathology Program Highlights

  • 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.


In-Field Learning Experiences

Course Samples

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Fontbonne University’s Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Successes

  • Lauren Hummert Queathum ’12 – SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital
  • Sumeja Seferovic ’15 – Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital
  • Alexandra Creamer Puckett ’14 – Hazelwood School Dist. Early Childhood Center
  • Aaron Doubet ’10 – Francis Howell School District
  • Ethan Kristek ’15 – Mt. Vernon Veteran’s Home

Speech-Language Pathology Career Opportunities

Contact Us

Questions? Contact our Office of Admission: 314-889-1400 or 1-800-205-5862 | fbyou@fontbonne.edu