As a Speech Language Pathologists, you will be able to work with clients of all ages and backgrounds, within a wide array of settings including hospitals and clinics, nursing homes, private practices, and schools. The mission of our program is to prepare you to enter the field of speech-language pathology with the skills necessary to assess and to treat a diverse population of individuals, to integrate scholarship and policy into practice and to serve and to lead in the community.

Speech-Language Pathology Outcomes

Upon completion of the MS in Speech-Language Pathology, students will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and professional standards:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of anatomical and physiological aspects of typical and atypical speech, language, hearing, cognition and swallowing processes, and genetic and pathophysiological processes affecting these functions.
  2. Demonstrate clinical skills to screen, assess, diagnose and provide appropriate interventions for individuals with communication and/or swallowing disorders across a diverse population, as well as develop programs to prevent loss of communication functions.
  3. Critically evaluate research, integrate theory, and apply evidence-based practice and clinical reasoning skills in order to problem solve within practical and clinical settings.
  4. Demonstrate a professional code of conduct within the field of speech-language pathology and audiology that is commensurate with the standards of the profession, including integrity, accountability, ethical conduct, communication, cultural competency, and patient care.
  5. Students will demonstrate knowledge of interprofessionalism in healthcare, and be able to collaborate with other health professionals to provide quality comprehensive services to individuals with diverse needs and backgrounds.

Regis’ Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology has applied for Accreditation-Provisional from the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). The program anticipates matriculating its first class in Fall 2021, pending achieving Accreditation-Provisional status Fall 2020. "Accreditation-Provisional" is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program's ability to meet the CAA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation-Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students.