About the Speech Pathology Program

The ability to communicate is the very basis of a student's confidence and critical to a student's success. Nevada State College offers a Bachelors of Arts in Speech Pathology and a Post Baccalaureate option, training graduates to practice in schools. This high-demand program leads to licensure in Nevada.

Labs and field work are required components in the curriculum.

Coursework and labs will teach you to:

  • Help students learn to say speech sounds correctly
  • Assist students to develop proper control of the vocal and respiratory systems to correct voice production
  • Assist students who stutter to increase their fluency
  • Help children improve grammar, vocabulary, conversation, and story-telling skills
  • Assist students with aphasia to improve comprehension of speech
  • Assist students with severe communication disorders
  • Help students and their families understand the disorders