Professions

  • Explore the professions of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology on the ASHA web site
  • Learn the best way to prepare for the professions, prepare for graduate school or prepare for career entry
  • Read about current job market trends in the professions of audiology, speech-language pathology, and communcation sciences
  • Find out what regions or areas are looking for qualified service providers
  • Learn about different employment settings that hire audiologists and speech-language pathologists
  • Learn about the opportunities and benefits available to post-secondary students who join NSSLHA.
  • Market Trends (ASHA Web Site)
  • Future Outlook: Audiology
  • Job growth for audiology is expected to continue for the next eight years because hearing loss is strongly associated with aging.
  • Future Outlook: Speech-Language Pathology
  • Excellent job opportunities in speech-language pathology is expected to continue for the next eight years.
  • The expanding population in older age groups is prone to medical conditions that result in speech, language and swallowing.