Become a Speech-Language Pathologist

The Communication Disorders program is designed to prepare Speech-Language Pathologists for Nebraska teacher certification, state licensure, and certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The program prepares graduates to work in early intervention programs, public schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, federal and state institutions. It also prepares students to apply for advanced degree programs in Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, Speech and Hearing Sciences, and related areas.

Career Opportunities with a Masters in Speech-Language Pathology

  • Private Practice
  • Researcher
  • Lecturer
  • Clinic Supervisor
  • Clinic Administrator

Sample Graduate Coursework


Council on Academic Accreditation

The Master of Science in Education (MSEd) education program in speech-language pathology {residential, distance education} at the University of Nebraska Kearney is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.