Choose a Career as an Audiologist or Speech-Language Pathologist
You are considering an excellent career choice. By working in audiology, speech-language pathology, or the related sciences, you will help change lives and communities.
The demand for communication sciences and disorders (CSD) professionals is growing. In addition, there is an increasing need for a more culturally diverse workforce to better treat and relate to the changing population of people with communication disorders. Opportunities exist for students who have diverse backgrounds and are African American, Asian Indian, Asian Pacific Islander, Hispanic, and Native American.
If you are a high school student, an undergraduate trying to decide on a major, an undergraduate preparing for graduate school, or a professional considering a career change, consider checking out our Make A Difference: Make A Change brochure series, which provides
information about accredited programs,
financial aid, and the
future of the CSD professions.
Make A Difference: Make A Change 16-Page Booklet
- Career overview of the professions of audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech, language, and hearing science
- Tips for successful graduate school entry
- Choosing an academic program
- Financial aid resources
Make A Difference: Make A Change General Brochure
- Career definitions, work settings, and client populations
- Why to consider the professions
- How to get ready for this most rewarding career
Make A Difference: Make A Change With a Career in Health Care Brochure
- Explanation of what an audiologist in health care does
- Explanation of what a speech-language pathologist in health care does
- List of health care employment settings
- Descriptions of the types of disorders found in health care
Make A Difference: Make A Change With a Career as a School-Based Speech-Language Pathologist Brochure
- Explanation of what a school-based speech-language pathologist does
- The need for speech-language pathologists in schools
- Requirements for working in the schools
Make A Difference: Make A Change With a Career as a College Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders Brochure
- Explanation of what a college professor does
- What is involved in a PhD program and how to find one
- How to prepare for a rewarding career as a college professor
Why pursue a CSD Career?
- There are so many possibilities in the communication sciences and disorders (CSD) profession.
- You can make a real impact on your community.
- You can work in a variety of employment settings, with different populations and pursue many areas of expertise.
Audiology and speech-language pathology careers offer the opportunity to provide service and to help people communicate.
Order your brochure, and discover these careers.
Now Available: Student Diversity Brochures
Diversity recruitment brochures targeted to underrepresented students who are African American, Asian Indian, Asian Pacific Islander, Hispanic, and Native American.
- The value of pursuing a career as an audiologist or speech-language pathologist.
- How to make an impact in your community.
- How to choose a career that is highly rated as one of the “Best Health Care Jobs” (U.S. News & World Report, 2019).