New Hampshire Speech Pathology Degrees

Last updated October 9, 2023
New Hampshire Speech Pathology Degrees By Amy Yacoub, MS, CCC-SLP
Amy Yacoub, MS, CCC-SLP
Current SLP, MS in SLP, Columbia University in the City of New York
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Emerson College Master's in Speech-Language Pathology
No GRE required, prepares you to pursue certification as an SLP generalist. As few as 20 months to complete. CAA-ASHA accredited.
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New York University Online MS Program in Speech-Language Pathology
Prepares students to pursue SLP licensure. Full-time and part-time plans of study. CAA-ASHA Accredited. No GRE Required.
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Just one Speech-Language Pathology Masters program is offered in the state of New Hampshire. It is located in the city of Durham. Students living in New Hampshire who are interested in becoming a Speech-Language Pathologist have the ability to pursue a Master's level degree through a university that offers this program, and to then apply for state licensure and a certificate of clinical competency (CCC-SLP) through the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).

Are there Online SLP Masters Degrees offered in New Hampshire?

No, there are not currently any Universities in New Hampshire that offer an online Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology. There are nearby states that offer online SLP Master's degrees:

There are online SLP Masters programs in Massachusetts. Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts offers an online Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech-Language Pathology Program. 54 credits are required to complete the program online. Three 1-credit seminars taken during two immersions are also required.

There are online SLP Masters programs in New York. New York University New York, New York offers an online Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech-Language Pathology Program. 48 graduate-level credits are required to complete the program online.

In Depth Review of the New Hampshire SLP Programs, Updated for 2024

University of New Hampshire Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech-Language Pathology

The Communication Science and Disorders M.S. Program at the University of New Hampshire offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Speech-Language Pathology. The program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). The program offers a strong emphasis on education, clinical experience and research. Master's degree students from the program have a 100% pass rate on the Praxis exam and a 94% placement rate following graduation. This university also has an undergraduate program that offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with a major in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Top Courses & Descriptions

  • Brain and Behavior: In this course, students are provided with an overview to Neuroscience and Neurology as it applies to Communication Sciences and Disorders Students learn about the integration of research approaches to the psychology of cognition and perception. A specific focus is placed on the brain and cognition as it applies to speech, language, and cognition.
  • Research Methods in Communication Sciences and Disorders:
    This is a 3 credit course that introduces students to the concepts, procedures, and application of research methods in communication sciences and disorders. Various designs of research are discussed, including group, single subject, and experimental. There is an emphasis on the clinical application of research in the field of speech pathology.
  • Dysphagia:
    This course educates students on the nature of swallowing difficulties (dysphagia) that can occur at various stages in the process (preparatory, oral, and pharyngeal phrases). The course discusses both assessment and treatment of dysphagia.

Path to Licensure:

Students enrolled in the M.S. program in Speech Pathology must follow state-specific licensure requirements for the state they live in or plan to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist upon graduation.
Both students who are residents of New Hampshire and non-New Hampshire residents are eligible for national certification through ASHA (CCC-SLP) due to the program's Accreditation with ASHA.

Admissions Requirements

1. Bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders or its equivalent
2. Completion of 7 specific undergraduate prerequisite courses (see website for descriptions) or their equivalents
3. Completion of coursework in typical human development, social/behavioral sciences, and biological & physical sciences
4. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (generally, admitted students have a GPA of above 3.5)
5. A written statement
6. Letters of recommendation

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Granite State College Associate of Science (A.S.) in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Granite State College in Concord, New Hampshire offers an Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. This program is designed to meet the guidelines outlined by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).

Students must live in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont to be eligible to enroll in the program. The two year program consists of a minimum credit requirement of 60 credits. The minimum residency requirement is 16 credits that must be taken at Granite State College. The program requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 to receive the degree.

The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders includes an intensive course of study in the area of speech and language disorders, which includes supervised field experiences in various settings.

Upon graduation from the program, students are eligible to apply for certification as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) through the New Hampshire Allied Health Speech Language Pathology Governing Board.

Top Courses

  • Articulation and Phonological Disorders: Students will learn the principles of phonetics, an introduction to the categorization of sounds, and how to apply these concepts. Students will gain familiarity with the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), which Speech-Language Pathologists use to transcribe others' speech. Students will also develop their ability to use transcription skills. Articulation and phonological disorders from childhood through adulthood will also be discussed.
  • Introduction to Audiology and Aural Rehabilitation: Students will gain knowledge about the process of hearing and the symptoms of hearing impairments. This course outlines the basic methods that Audiologists use to diagnose hearing difficulties. A discussion about rehabilitative approaches for individuals with hearing impairments.
  • Role of the Speech-Language Assistant: In this 4 credit course, students are provided with an overview of a Speech-Language Assistant's profession. Students are taught the roles and responsibilities of an SLPA, including documentation of goals and objectives across different settings, following health and safety protocols, and working as a team.

Path to Licensure

Upon graduation from the A.S. program in Communication Disorders, students may apply to enter a Bachelors degree level program in Speech-Language Pathology. After receiving this degree, students can advance to an SLP Masters program. Upon obtaining a Masters degree, students will have completed the academic and clinical requirements necessary for State licensure in Speech-Language Pathology. Graduates that advance to completing a Masters degree program are also prepared to pursue the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Admissions

Applications for the A.S. program in Communication Disorders are accepted on a rolling basis. Students accepted into the program can begin their studies at any term during the year (Fall, Winter, Spring, or Summer).
Requirements include:
1. High School Diploma, completion of a high school education in a home school setting under state law, or demonstrate high school equivalency.
2. Completion of one of the following exams: GED, HiSET, or TASC

New Hampshire audiology and speech language pathologist licensure overview

  • What SLP degree is required for licensure in New Hampshire? Masters or Doctorate
  • What are the New Hampshire SLP continuing education requirements? Aud 20 hours per 2 years , SLP 30 hours per 2 years
  • New Hampshire SLP licensing information at ASHA.org: Website

List of Speech Pathology Programs in New Hampshire

There are 1 CAA-ASHA accredited speech language pathology programs in New Hampshire: 1 SLP Masters and 0 Doctorate.

School Program Admissions
Emerson College Master's in Speech-Language Pathology
✓ ASHA Accredited
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University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP)
✓ CAA-ASHA Accredited
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Arizona State University Online Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Science
HLC Accredited.
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New York University Online MS Program in Speech-Language Pathology
✓ CAA-ASHA Accredited
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George Washington University Online Doctor of Public Health
✓Accredited
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Russell Sage College Online Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
✓ACOT Accredited
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Calvin University Speech and Hearing Foundations Certificate
Online
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East Central University Online Bachelor of Arts in Human Services Counseling
Transfer credit friendly.
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Arizona State University Online Doctor of Behavioral Health – Management
Accredited.
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CAA ASHA Accredited New Hampshire SLP Programs

CAA-ASHA Accredited SLP Programs in New Hampshire

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the premier programmatic accrediting board for Speech Pathology programs. Below is a list of ASHA accredited speech pathology and audiology programs in New Hampshire.

List of the Best Speech-Language Pathology Programs in New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire
Master's in Speech-Language Pathology (MS)
Durham
CAA-ASHA

SLP Career Options in New Hampshire

According to ASHA, there are approximately 982 Speech-Language Pathologists in the state of New Hampshire. The career outlook for SLPs in this state is positive, and from 2018-2028 there is expected to be a 20% increase in demand for SLPs in New Hampshire.

A high number of Speech Pathologists (60%) work in education facilities, such as a school. An estimated 34% work in health care facilities, and 6% work in other facilities. Speech Language Pathologists have several career options in New Hampshire. These include: Schools, Private Practices, Hospitals (inpatient/acute care or outpatient), Nursing homes/Skilled nursing facilities, Early Intervention organizations.

SLP’s have opportunities to work at a variety of settings. The population of New Hampshire is estimated to be approximately 1.38 million.

Speech Pathologists have the option to work for a public school in a larger city, like Concord, or other cities throughout New Hampshire. An estimated 18.5% of the population in New Hampshire are under the age of 18 years. Speech Pathologists can work with those within this age population at a school setting. With an estimated 19.3% of the population in South Dakota being over 65 years old, Speech Pathologists can also work with this age population in settings such as nursing facilities and rehabilitation facilities.

Online Speech Pathology Programs

Speech Pathology Programs

States for SLP Degrees

Emerson College Online Master of SLP Program