Speech-Language Pathologists are professionals who assess,
diagnose, treat, and help to prevent disorders related to speech,
language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency.
Audiologists are professionals who diagnose, treat and help prevent
hearing and balance problems. Both professions require a graduate
degree for entry into the respective fields.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the occupational
outlook for careers in the speech-language pathology and audiology
field are expected to increase by 18 percent now through the year
2018. Due to the growing need for speech-pathologists in hospitals,
schools, outpatient clinics, hearing centers and nursing care
facilities, employers are always seeking highly qualified
pathologists to add to their staffs.
You can prepare for careers in this exciting field through the
Bachelor of Arts degree program in Speech-Language Pathology and
Audiology in St. John's College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences on both the Queens and Staten Island
campuses. Through this 126-credit degree program, students will
gain an understanding of the process of human development and
communication and how these processes can become impaired. They
also learn many of the skills necessary to become accomplished
Our experienced faculty members bring academic and professional
expertise to their teaching and research and our off-campus,
and Hearing Center in Queens offers students hands-on clinical
experience by providing diagnostic and treatment services to
speech-language and hearing-impaired children and adults. Students
in Staten Island have the option of gaining their hands-on clinical
experience in one of our established off-campus field sites.
Jose G. Centeno, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair
Maryrose McInerney, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Director of Admission (Queens Campus)
1 (888) 9STJOHNS
Senior Associate Director of Admission (Staten Island Campus)