Speech Language Pathology Assistants (SLPA) work under the direction and supervision of speech language pathologists and assist in the execution of a speech and language program and complete a number of tasks including assisting with screenings, assessments, and implementation of treatment plans as directed by the speech language pathologist. Successful completion of the 18 credits of coursework described below enables students to work as an SLPA in the State of Massachusetts. This set of courses, which is equivalent to a minor may be completed as part of a number of majors offered at AIC.
Program is 18 credits; 6 core courses.
Required Core Courses
SLP1010: Human Communication and Disorders
SLP1050: Multicultural Issues in Language
SLP2010: Normal Speech and Language Development
SLP3010: Speech-Language Disorders in the Educational Setting
SLP3050: Clinical Methods
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