Albizu University offers you the opportunity to become a culturally competent professional who can change the lives of people with speech and language disorders.
The process of becoming a speech-language specialist requires both a commitment to helping others and a mastery of the necessary clinical skills. Speech-language pathologists improve the quality of life of children and adults with speech, language, and other related disorders from infancy through the elder years.
To be a professional in the communication disorders field requires knowledge and skills that transcend cultural and linguistic barriers. Albizu University, with its historic focus on sensitivity to cultural and ethnic issues, enables you to become a well-informed and clinically competent specialist who can effectively work with children and adults from diverse backgrounds.
Albizu University’s Speech and Language program offers two degrees to help you reach your goal of becoming a specialist in the communication disorders field.
The Bachelor of Science in Speech and Language Therapy, offered at the San Juan campus, prepares students to treat children with communication disorders from birth to age 21. According to Puerto Rican Law #77, which regulates the profession, the speech/language therapist works under the supervision of a licensed speech/language pathologist. The program consists of 120 credits of coursework, which include two clinical practicum experiences in schools and early intervention programs.
The Master of Science in Speech and Language Pathology, offered at the San Juan and Miami campuses and the Mayagüez University Center, prepares students to work with children and adults with communication and swallowing disorders as well to serve as a consultant or clinical supervisor. The program consists of 60 credits of coursework, which include two clinical practicum experiences in hospitals, schools, and community-based programs.
The Master of Science in Speech and Language Pathology education program at Albizu University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.
Communication is the primary way humans connect with each other. Apply now to Albizu University’s Speech and Language program and acquire the skills to help a child or adult experience the joy of learning or relearning the art of effective communication.
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