Speech and Language Pathology
The undergraduate minor in speech and hearing science provides foundational knowledge in normal and disordered processes of speech, language and swallowing.
The Division of Speech and Language Pathology (SLP) at Binghamton University aspires to prepare speech and language professionals who will improve the quality of life for children, adolescents and adults dealing with communication and swallowing disorders in the Southern Tier, New York state and throughout the nation.
The Division of Speech and Language Pathology (SLP) is dedicated to developing competent and compassionate entry-level speech and language pathologists. Our programs provide a broad foundation of normal bases of speech, language and hearing, as well as specialized coursework in the assessment and remediation of speech, language and swallowing disorders. Additionally, students will gain the necessary foundation and experiences to enter into research careers in communication sciences and disorders.
What do speech and language pathologists do?
Speech and language pathologists, also called SLPs, are trained to be experts in communication who help individuals of all ages with disorders in communication and swallowing. SLPs work in a range of settings including schools, hospitals, long-term care facilities, outpatient clinics, early childhood centers and nonprofit organizations. SLPs work with individuals from birth to the elderly.