The SLPA program has been modified. Click here for information about the program requirements. For any questions or advice, contact Beverley Dunbar at bdunbar@pasadena.edu.
Application Information

The Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) program at PCC prepares students for a career helping people who have articulation, language, voice, fluency, and other communicative disorders.

The program is Board-approved by the Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensers Board (SLPAHADB) of the State of California. When students successfully complete this program, they are ready to apply to the board for a license to practice as an SLPA in CA.

SLPA Program Quick Facts
  • Program Length:

    2 years

  • Program Completion:
    • Associate in Science Degree

Is the SLPA program for you?

As a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant, you will be responsible for many types of client care. To be successful in this field and program, you must have skills and attributes in the following areas: communication, intellectual-cognitive, motor, sensory-observational, and behavioral-social. 

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