A speech-language pathologist is a licensed health care professional who diagnoses, evaluates, and treats disorders of speech, voice, swallowing, and/or language.
An applicant must file an application for licensure/registration with the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, to practice as a speech-language pathologist in New York State. The latest information and requirements for licensure are available on the New York State Education Department's Office of the Professions website at: http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/slpa/
Applicant must be of good moral character.
Applicant must be 21 years of age.
Applicants must meet education requirements specified by the New York State Education Department.
Applicants must meet examination requirements specified by the New York State Education Department.
Applicants must meet experience requirements specified by the New York State Education Department.
The fee for licensure and first registration is $294.
In 2010, there were 947 licenses issued for this occupation.
In 2011, there were 911 licenses issued for this occupation.
New York State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Speech-Language Pathology Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 270
29-1127 - Speech Language Pathologists
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Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.
This page was last updated on 10/4/12.
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