CCC&TI offers educational opportunities in Speech Language Pathology Assistant on the Caldwell Campus in Hudson, N.C.
Speech Language Pathology Assistant
The Speech Language Pathology Assistant program prepares graduates to work under the supervision of a Licensed Speech Language Pathologist
who evaluates, diagnoses, and treats individuals with various communication disorders.
A Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) is a person who assists a licensed Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) in a variety of areas,
- Conducting therapy in the areas of receptive and/or expressive language, articulation, fluency, augmentative/alternative
communication (AAC), and oral motor skills
- Preparing materials for speech/language therapy
- Scheduling clients for speech/language therapy
- Maintain files and billing insurance
- Maintaining equipment
Courses provide instruction in following written protocols designed to remediate individual communication problems. Supervised field
experience includes working with patients of various ages with communication disorders.
Graduates may be eligible for registration with the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathologist and Audiologists
and must be supervised by a Licensed Speech Language Pathologist.
CCC&TI has a collaborative agreement with Mitchell Community College in Statesville, NC
and Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. For more information, please contact
Amy Huffman at 828-726-2710 or Holly Hanley at 828-726-2392.
CCC&TI offers the following educational programs in this area:
For more information about course descriptions or required courses,
refer to the current CCC&TI Course Catalog
and its corresponding Addendum.
We utilize clinical sites across North Carolina, from Wilkesboro to Raleigh, and we are continuously obtaining contracts with new clinical sites.
Below is a list of our most frequently used sites:
- Alexander County Schools
- Burke County Schools
- Caldwell County Schools
- Catawba County Schools
- Interactive Health Therapies
- Iredell-Statesville Schools
- Lincoln County Schools
- Therapy Source
Graduates may be employed in educational settings, schools, private practice, and other
The sites below provide information about working conditions and salaries for Speech Language
For more information on area salaries and local employment outlooks, please email
or call (828) 726-2392.
To learn more about a career in the Speech Language Pathology Assistants field,
visit CCC&TI's Career Coach
site for the following programs:
AAS: Speech Language Pathology Assistant
Diploma: Speech Language Pathology Assistant
Gainful Employment Program Information
There are no additional costs for this program outside of tuition, fees, books, and supplies.
Admissions requirements for the Speech Language Pathology Assistant DEGREE program:
Admissions requirements for the Speech Language Pathology Assistant DIPLOMA program:
Questions & Answers
Please visit the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Frequently Asked Questions site to learn more about Speech-Language Pathology.