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Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Collaborative Program with Competitive Enrollment
Learn methods of screening for speech, language and hearing disorders and in following written protocols to help individuals with communication problems. As a speech-language pathology assistant, you will work under the supervision of a licensed speech-language pathologist and may be eligible for registration with the NC Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.


Possible Careers
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant


Study Options
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant A.A.S. Degree (A45730)


Collaborative Program
The speech-language pathology assistant program is an associate degree program offered in collaboration with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute, which awards the degree. Students may take courses marked with an asterisk (*) at Mitchell Community College. Behavioral modification PSY 265 and all SLP technical courses are offered over the North Carolina Information Highway (NCIH) at Mitchell Community College. Students must apply to both Mitchell and Caldwell.

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Course of Study by Semester


Competitive Enrollment
The SPLA program typically has more applicants than available space. Applicants must meet additional requirements including sufficient math and science courses, certifications, evidence of physical and mental health, etc. Competitive enrollment programs may have different application deadlines and requirements.

Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Admissions Requirements

Program Regulation
The Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Program is regulated by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists, P.O. Box 16885, Greensboro, NC 27416-0885, phone (336) 272-1828.


Valerie Doig
, Advisor
(704) 978-1316