Careers in Genetics: Speech-Language Pathologist

Speech-Language Pathologists specialize in diagnosing and treating communication disorders, some of which have a genetic basis. These professionals complete a master’s program in either Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology before obtaining certification by passing a national certification exam. Speech-Language Pathologists can work in a variety of settings, including schools, health-care facilities, or private practice.

myIDP career category: Clinical practice

Additional Resources:

Bureau of Labor Statistics – Speech-Language Pathologist
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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