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

After you complete our degree program, you will be able to register as an SLPA with the Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensers Board (SLPAHADB) of the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs to begin working with clients under a supervising Speech-Language Pathologist. All of our curriculum is approved by SLPAHADB and will provide you with the necessary skills and practical field training needed to thrive in this career.

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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