You do not have JavaScript Enabled on this browser. Please enable it in order to use the full functionality of our website. ASHA Career Portal: Getting Started

Getting Started

Future Job Outlook: Audiology

Audiologists are in increasingly high demand, as the U.S. population grows and ages. There are plenty of places for audiologists to work—over the next 10 years, nearly 3,100 new jobs will enter the market in a wide variety of settings, including schools and private practice.

Future Job Outlook: Speech-Language Pathology

Opportunities for speech-language pathologists will grow by 18% from 2016 to 2026—far outpacing the average for all occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. SLPs can work in a variety of areas, including early identification and diagnosis, schools, and private practice.

10 Questions to Consider Before Taking Out Student Loans

Student loans can help you pay for the education required to pursue a career in communication sciences and disorders. But before taking out student loans, future audiologists and speech-language pathologists should ask themselves these questions to make sure they're setting themselves up for success.

Future Job Outlook: Faculty in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Prospects are great for those looking for full-time faculty positions at communication sciences and disorder programs at universities across the country. Faculty in CSD can focus on research, teaching, and/or service. CSD programs report many faculty searches with positions remaining unfilled.