With a growing elderly population as well as advancing diagnostic techniques, the fields of speech language pathology and audiology are growing. Many universities are offering a communicative disorders degree with accompanying skilled departments designed to groom the student for a postgraduate masters or doctorate in this field. If your only intent is a bachelor’s degree you should probably consider another type of degree.
Are you Committed?
If you are researching this possibility be forewarned, although potentially a very rewarding and satisfying field of work to prepare for and enter—serious enquiries only. The majority of people pursuing this degree are in it to win it and know that these four years are just a stepping stone for the next four years. Graduate school entry can also be extremely competitive, therefore when choosing this path, bear this in mind. If you are passionate about this field, and go into higher education understanding this about your career path, the likelihood of your success is greatly increased in this competitive area. Read more