Pitt offers a highly ranked program in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) through a Master of Arts/Master of Science degree in Communication Science and Disorders.
A speech-language pathologist identifies, helps prevent, diagnoses and treats a wide range of disorders affecting functions such as speech, language, hearing, communication, social interaction and swallowing. Our students actively participate in clinical fieldwork—serving patients from newborns to the elderly. Our graduates also enjoy excellent job opportunities and employment rates (see program outcomes).
Learn more about the SLP concentration offered through the Department of Communication Science and Disorders.
View detailed information on admission requirements and application instructions.
View the SLP program curriculum and clinical requirements.
Learn about the SLP clinical placements throughout the two-year program.
This program housed within the Communication Science and Disorders (CSD) Department at the University of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.