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Where To Go To College in Alabama

You can study for a Master's Degree in speech-language pathology and/or audiology at the following nationally-accredited schools:

Alabama A & M University

4900 Meridian Street
Normal, AL 35762 (by Huntsville)
Phone: (256) 851-5533
Fax: (256) 851-5538
Website: http://www.aamu.edu/academics/ehbs/hshpcd/csd/pages/default.aspx

Auburn University

College of Liberal Arts
Communications Disorders Dept
1199 Haley Ctr
Auburn University, AL 36849-5232
Phone: (334) 844-9600
Fax: (334) 844-4585
Website: http://cla-web.auburn.edu/communicationdisorders/
Read more about AUM's program.
Auburn University Montgomery has a speech and hearing clinic. Contact them re: their undergraduate and cooperative Au.D. programs:  AUM Speech and Hearing Clinic (334) 244-3408.

Samford University

Dr. Margaret L. Johnson
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
800 Lakeshore Drive
Homewood, AL 35229
Phone:  (205) 726-4461
Website:  http://www.samford.edu/healthprofessions/communication-sciences-and-disorders/
Degrees offered:  B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders; M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology

University of Alabama

4908 Woodland Forrest
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
Phone: (205) 348-7131
Fax: (205) 348-1845
Website: http://www.as.ua.edu/comdis/

University of Montevallo

College of Arts & Sciences
Dept of Comm Sci & Disorders
Stn 6720
Montevallo, AL 35115
Phone: (205) 665-6720
Fax: (205) 665-6721
Website: http://www.montevallo.edu/csd

University of South Alabama

School of Allied Health Professions
Dept of Speech Pathology & Audiology
2000 University Commons
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
Phone: (251) 380-2600
Fax: (251) 380-2699
Website: http://www.southalabama.edu/alliedhealth/speechandhearing
Earn your Ph.D. at USA: Stipends are available. Read more about USA's PhD program.

More info for aspiring and existing Speech Pathologists and Audiologists...including state licensing requirements, job duties, and salary expectations

Speech Pathology Master's Programs...

is another resource dedicated to educating aspiring SLPs navigate graduate school and state licensure

Visit the NSSLHA Site (National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
Students who join (national) NSSLHA receive all the benefits of ASHA membership (minus certification, of course) at 1/3 of the costs of ASHA membership. Also, as a member of NSSLHA, they can convert their membership to ASHA at significantly reduced costs.           

Scholarship Resources for Students with Disabilities

General guide bookhttp://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/resources-for-students-with-disabilities/
Guide to scholarships and financial aid for students with disabilities - http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/affordable-colleges-for-students-with-disabilities/  - which includes:

  • A comprehensive review of all of the scholarships available, listed by disability
  • Amounts awarded and deadlines for each scholarship
  • Debt-forgiveness options for those who acquired a disability post-graduation

Student Financial Aid Search Engine: Find & Apply for Financial Aid to Pay for College
Scholarships to Help International Students Afford U.S. Colleges
“No Essay” College Scholarship
United Negro College Fund Scholarships
Scholarship America Scholarships

Other Money Matters

The Student Loan Report - https://studentloans.net
Stafford Federal Loan Forgiveness Programs [including Special Education Teachers -- speech-language pathologists fall in this category!]
Perkins Federal Loan Forgiveness Programs, for Teachers (including SLPs) who work in Title I-A Schools in the state – and can receive up to 100% loan forgiveness!
Visit http://studentaid.ed.gov/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/charts/teacher
Comprehensive guide designed to help students learn how to manage their personal finances:
http://www.thesimpledollar.com/best-student-credit-cards/#student-budget-calculator
http://www.thesimpledollar.com/best-student-credit-cards/#how-students-get-into-credit-card-trouble

After College
http://www.onlinecolleges.net/working-with-your-alumni-association/

Phone: (205) 823-6106 · Mailng Address: 3416 Primm Lane, Birmingham, AL 35216
Info@AlabamaSHAA.com

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