Join the growing field of communication sciences and disorders. Learn to prevent, assess, diagnose and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive communication and swallowing disorders.
Our graduates become immediately eligible for state licensure and are prepared to begin a clinical fellowship to obtain national certification, the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology. The program boasts world-class research faculty members advancing evidence-based practices in the field and is continuously accredited.
A Top Choice
Study in a program that is consistently ranked among the Top 25 best speech-language pathology programs in the United States.
Choose from two pathways to suit your needs. Attend full-time on-campus or part-time via distance education.
Enjoy excellent job prospects in speech-language pathology, predicted to grow faster than many other occupations.
Become eligible to achieve national certification, state licensure and public school teaching certification.
What You’ll Study
Prepare for your career in health care, schools or private practice. Study the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanism, phonetics, language development, audiology, articulation disorders and more. Complete your clinical training experience at the Montgomery Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic and at off-campus clinical partners.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Working with professionals from different disciplines to provide coordinated care or services
Using proven strategies to help individuals or groups achieve positive outcomes
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Understanding what others are saying to facilitate effective communication
Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies
Working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal or objective
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
Learn how alumni use degrees with outcome data from Gamecock GradStats, a service of the University of South Carolina Career Center.
- Speech-Language Pathologist
Job Titles of Alumni
- Speech Language Pathologist
Average Alumni Salary
Five to 10 years after graduation without additional education $86,826
- Health Care
- Private Practice
Employers of Alumni
- Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
- Sprout Pediatrics, LLC
- Prisma Health
- FOX Rehabilitation
- Richland School District 2
- Greenville County Schools