Re-entry & Resiliency Plan (updated 9/16/21)
You can prepare for graduate-level studies and a career in health care with a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Speech-Language Pathology from Carlow University. You will gain hands-on experience; learn the skills needed to become a compassionate, responsible, ethical leader; develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to provide the best in patient care; and learn to work as part of a team.
The program is designed to be completed in three years, but you can opt to finish it in four. Upon completion, you will meet the curricular prerequisites for Carlow’s graduate-level Health Sciences programs, as well as most health science programs around the country
Bachelor of Science
On campus, some online
First-year courses include Foundations of Cell and Molecular Biology, Introduction to Health Professions, Foundations of Writing I, Foundations in Organismal Biology, Life Span Developmental Psychology, and Quantitative Reasoning. Second-year courses include Physics of the Human Body, Anatomy and Physiology I, Introduction to Audiology, and Communication and Reading Development. Third-year courses include Pathophysiology, Pathology for Rehabilitation and Biomedical Ethics, Neurophysiology, and Epidemiology.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment rate for speech-language pathologists, a job that often requires a master’s degree, is expected to grow 25% over the next 10 years, largely driven by the medical needs of an aging population.
Fall, Spring & Summer