Understand Speech and Language Disorders

In this associate program your intensive course of study will include supervised field experience in a variety of settings. This degree prepares you to apply for certification as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant to the New Hampshire Allied Health Speech Language Pathology Governing Board. The program meets the guidelines of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

If you already hold an associate or bachelor’s degree, we can provide a credit-efficient pathway to an Associate in Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders and certification as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant.

This program is available only to students who live in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont. See Availability in Your State for full details.

Course Highlights

  • Role of Speech-Language Assistant
  • Survey of Communication Disorders
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing
  • Articulation and Phonological Disorders
  • Introduction to Audiology and Aural Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Practicum I
  • Clinical Practicum II
  • Clinical Practicum III
  • Clinical Practicum IV
  • Language Acquisition

…and more!

Updated June 2021. See catalog for full list of course requirements and degree outcomes.

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Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis, offering the opportunity to begin studies at Granite State College at any term during the year.

Our admission criteria includes:
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  • High school diploma, completion of a high school education in a homeschool setting under state law, or demonstrate high school equivalency.
    • Successful completion of one of the following exams will be required for demonstrating high school equivalency: the GED, HiSET, or TASC
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