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Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Elms College

48 months
38735 USD/year
38735 USD/year
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Speech-Language Pathology Assistant from Elms College will prepare you academically and clinically to enter the workforce upon graduation.


Elms graduates have a 100 percent success rate finding positions as speech-language pathology assistants in school settings, helping children with communication disorders to improve their speech and language skills.

The Speech-Language Pathology Assistant major from Elms College follows ASHA guidelines and consists of a sequential study of normal development and functioning of speech, language, and hearing, and introductory courses concerned with communication disorders along with a more in-depth study of intervention principles and techniques. The program culminates in a clinical fieldwork experience allowing you to work in an education environment under the direction of a speech-language pathologist.

Graduates with Speech-Language Pathology Assistant from Elms College will be able to:

  • Acquire the knowledge and skills to immediately begin working as an SLPA upon graduation.
  • Learn from experienced faculty with clinical backgrounds as speech language pathologists and audiologists.
  • Double major in communication sciences and disorders (CSD) to broaden your understanding of how to treat conditions that impair communication.
  • Complete an intensive clinical practicum at a local school in collaboration with a certified SLP.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Communication in CSD
  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism 
  • Speech and Language Acquisition
  • Observational Methods and Techniques
  • Speech and Language Disorders: Adult Population
  • Rhetoric

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Fill out the Common Application or the Elms Application.
    • Submit your optional application items, such as your essay, letters of recommendation, or test scores (SAT I or ACT).
    • Submit your official high school transcript or GED/HiSet scores. High school transcripts must be accompanied by an official English translation.
    • Submit proof of English Proficiency: TOEFL iBT OR IELTS.
    • Medical documentation

Tuition Fee

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    38735 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 38735 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    38735 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38735 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Chicopee

1006 - 2084 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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