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Continuing Education Programs


  • speech student

    Hands-On Learning

    Learn to treat patients, complete progress evaluations and implement treatment plans.

  • speech ears

    Enhance Your Learning through Simulation

    You'll get a chance to use the head and torso simulators to test the loudness of music.

  • male student

    Learn from Experts

    Experienced faculty from the Department of Communications and Disorders will teach you how to analyze your own voice and decode messages through spectrograms.

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    Discover Speech Pathology

    You'll learn anatomy and study the parts of the ear canal in this week-long adventure.

Adventures in Speech Pathology

Speech pathologists help others with brain injury, hearing disorders, swallowing problems, reading and learning difficulties, speaking impairments and more. Discover how speech pathologists make a huge difference in the quality of life.

In this adventure, you'll study the anatomy and physiology of the brain, ear, and vocal tract and learn how to treat patients, complete progress evaluations and implement treatment plans.Learn computer code to generate sound to design your best speech.  You'll even analyze your own voice and decode messages through spectrograms. You’ll investigate different speech sounds and use head and torso simulators to test the loudness of music.

Many career opportunities await you.  You'll explore the options of working in schools, healthcare settings, rehabilitation centers, research laboratories, or private practice. You will work with University of South Carolina’s expert faculty at the Arnold School of Public Health's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders of Speech-Language Pathology who will introduce you to amazing opportunities and provide you with a fun hands-on experience. Learn about an exciting, rewarding, and versatile career that allows you to work with children and adults!

 

Program Dates

  • July 9-14 for Rising 9 - 12 grade students

 

Program Fees

Choose from:

  • Commuting Scholar - $575
  • Commuting Scholar Plus Evening - $665
  • Residential Scholar - $975