Vermont Speech Pathology Degrees

Vermont Speech-Language Pathology Degree Programs

School Level Program Admissions
Emerson College Master 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 Master 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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George Washington University Doctorate Online Doctor of Public Health
Earn your Doctor of Public Health online from the No. 12-ranked public health school in the U.S.
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Russell Sage College Master Online Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
The online MS in occupational therapy program from Russell Sage College prepares you to become a highly skilled occupational therapist. Earn your degree in as few as 32 months full time.
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One Speech-Language Pathology Masters program is offered in the state of Vermont. It is located in the city of Burlington. Students living in Vermont 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).

There are not currently any Universities in Vermont that offer an online Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology. There is 1 University that offers an online Post-Baccalaureate Speech Language Certificates program at the University of Vermont.

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Are there online SLP programs in Vermont?

Yes, there are online SLP programs at the graduate level at campuses in Vermont. See the below list.

School Program Location
University of Vermont Online Online Pre-Master's Track Certificate Program Burlington, VT
School Program Admissions
Emerson College Master's in Speech-Language Pathology
✓ CAA-ASHA 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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Arizona State University Online Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Science
HLC 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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In depth review of Vermont online speech pathology certificate programs

University of Vermont Speech-Language Pathology Pre-Master's Track Certificate Program

This fully online program is designed for students who have a desire to complete the undergraduate coursework that is required to enroll in a Master's level Speech-Language Pathology program. The program consists of 19 credits, and students typically complete the program by taking 2 online courses each semester, for a total of 3 semesters. Courses include:

  • Introduction to Phonetics
    This course explores the linguistic, acoustic, and articulatory phonetics that can describe speech. Students will receive an introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and learn about speech disorders.
  • Speech & Hearing Science
    Students will learn about the structure and function of the phonatory, articulatory, respiratory, and hearing systems. The course will discuss models of speech and hearing, and how they serve as parts of human communication.
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
    This course reviews the organization and structure of the central nervous system as it relates to higher cognitive and linguistic skills.

University of Vermont Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) Professional Certificate

The University of Vermont's SLPA Professional Certificate online program meets all of ASHA's guidelines for preparation of SLPAs. Graduates of the program are prepared to work in a school setting with children from ages birth to 22 years-old as an SLPA. Students are required to complete 7 courses (which total 22 credits). 16 of these credits are academically-based and 6 credits concentrate on clinical practice. The program typically takes 2 years to complete.

25 hours of observation with an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist and 100 hours of clinical practice under direct supervision of an ASHA certified SLP are required for this certificate.

  • Linguistics for Clinicians
    In this course, linguistic concepts, and their application to clinical practice, are discussed. Students will learn about the components of language, how the brain processes language, and normal versus disordered acquisition of language.
  • Speech & Hearing Science
    This course is a pre-requisite for the M.S. program in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and is an elective that is only intended for those students who plan to pursue an M.S. Students will learn about the structure and function of the phonatory, articulatory, respiratory, and hearing systems. The course will discuss models of speech and hearing, and how they serve as parts of human communication.
  • Introduction to Disordered Communication
    Students are introduced to language, speech, and hearing disorders. The importance of understanding these disorders is emphasized, as it relates to further understanding of human behavior.

In Depth Review of Campus Based Vermont SLP Programs

University of Vermont Master of Science (M.S.) in Communication Sciences and Disorders

The University of Vermont 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). 51-59 credits are required with a thesis; 48-56 credits are required without a thesis. The duration of the program is 2 years, including summer semesters. Top courses include:

  • Swallowing Disorders
    This course is offered for 3 credits, and provides and introduction to normal and disordered swallowing function across the lifespan. Topics of discussion include etiology, signs and symptoms of dysphagia, and diagnostic assessment. Treatment of dysphagia as part of an interdisciplinary team are taught.
  • School Based Issues for SLPs
    An overview of information that benefits school based SLPs. Topics reviewed include those related to federal and state special education regulations.
  • Augmentative Communication
    This course serves as an introduction to AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication), including strategies and systems for individuals with severe communication difficulties.
<h4Path to SLP 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 Vermont and non-Vermont residents are eligible for national certification through ASHA (CCC-SLP) due to the program's Accreditation with ASHA.

Admissions requirements include:

1. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
2. Prerequisite courses (including ASHA prerequisites)
3. 25 Observation Hours
4. Letters of Recommendation (3)
5. Personal Statement
6. TOEFL (for International Students)
7. Completion of 2 applications: CSDCAS common application & UVM Graduate College application

Vermont audiology and speech language pathologist licensure overview

  • What SLP degree is required for licensure in Vermont? Masters or Doctorate
  • What are the Vermont SLP continuing education requirements? 30 hours per 3 years
  • Vermont SLP licensing information at ASHA.org: Website

List of Speech Pathology Programs in Vermont

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

School Program Admissions
Emerson College Master's in Speech-Language Pathology
✓ CAA-ASHA 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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Arizona State University Online Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Science
HLC 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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University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP)
✓ CAA-ASHA Accredited
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CAA ASHA Accredited Vermont SLP Programs

CAA-ASHA Accredited SLP Programs in Vermont

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 Vermont.

List of the Best Speech-Language Pathology Programs in Vermont

University of Vermont
Online Pre-Master's Track Certificate Program
Burlington
CAA-ASHA
University of Vermont
Master's in Speech-Language Pathology (MS)
Burlington
CAA-ASHA

Nearby states that offer online SLP Master’s degrees

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.

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.

Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan offers an online Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Speech-Language Pathology. It takes 2 to 3 years to complete the 72 total credits required for graduation of this program.

SLP Career Options in Vermont

According to ASHA, there are approximately 505 Speech-Language Pathologists in the state of Vermont. The career outlook for SLPs in this state is positive, and from 2018-2028 there is expected to be a 10% increase in demand for SLPs in Vermont.

A high number of Speech Pathologists (70%) work in education facilities, such as a school. An estimated 23% work in health care facilities, and 10% work in other facilities. Speech Language Pathologists have several career options in Vermont. These include: Schools, Private Practices, Hospitals (inpatient/acute care or outpatient), Nursing homes/Skilled nursing facilities, and Early Intervention.

SLP’s have opportunities to work at a variety of settings. The population of Vermont is estimated to be approximately 646,000.

Speech Pathologists have the option to work for a public school in a larger city, like Burlington, or other cities throughout Vermont. An estimated 18.1% of the population in Nebraska are under the age of 18 years. Speech Pathologists can work with those within this age population at a school setting. With an estimated 20.6% of the population in Vermont being over 65 years old, Speech Pathologists can also work with this age population in settings such as nursing facilities and rehabilitation facilities.