Over 38,000 Albertans receive assessment or treatment for speech or language difficulties each year. With the increasing sophistication of treatment techniques and the growing needs for speech and language services, the demand for MacEwan graduates continues to grow.

Speech language pathologist assistants are typically employed in:

  • schools, day care centres and preschool programs
  • regional and community health centres, hospitals and rehabilitation centres
  • the private practices of speech language pathologists

Potential careers:

  • Language disorders assistant
  • Speech language pathologist assistant
  • Communication disorders assistant
  • Health care assistant
  • Rehabilitation services practitioner
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Special Needs Assistant