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The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (formerly known as the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology) is part of the University of Alberta Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, the only free-standing faculty of its kind in North America. Housed in historic Corbett Hall in Edmonton, this department offers a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MSc SLP).

About Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) identify, assess, evaluate, treat, manage, educate and help to prevent language, speech, voice, fluency, cognitive, and other related communication disorders, as well as swallowing problems.

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Career Opportunities

MSc-SLP graduates are eligible to apply for various positions in public health agencies, school systems, hospitals, private clinics and other specialty settings. Speech-language pathologists may also pursue careers in research, health care administration, leadership and academic or clinical education.

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