Stephen F. Austin State University

Career Opportunities

Speech Language Pathology (Communication Disorders)

Speech-language pathologists assess, diagnose and treat communication disorders which affect articulation, fluency, language, or voice. They also remediate cognitive disorders, develop alternative communication systems, provide aural rehabilitation for individuals with hearing impairment and treat swallowing disorders.

Speech-language pathologists can choose from a variety of employment settings in the field of speech-language pathology. The master's degree is required for Texas licensure and for national certification. The SFA Master of Science program in speech-language pathology is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

For more information, contact the Department of Human Services at or 936.468.2906.