Expected SLP job growth in Tennessee, 2016–20262
Although the city is known for its entertainment industry, Nashville’s healthcare industry generates more than 270,000 jobs at more than 500 healthcare companies in the city.1
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) pursuing licensure and employment in Nashville can help children, adults, and seniors experience a higher quality of life.
SLPs can help Nashville residents with speech, language, and hearing disorders live life to the fullest in this vibrant city. Here are a few opportunities where Nashville-based SLPs can make a big impact:
Nashville residents experience a range of speech and swallowing disorders caused by many different factors. To treat clients with communicative challenges in Nashville and other Tennessee cities, the Board of Communication Disorders and Sciences requires all aspiring SLPs to meet a variety of licensure requirements. The minimum education requirement is to earn a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from an accredited institution.
To see how our master’s program aligns with Tennessee requirements, visit our licensure website.
NYU Steinhardt’s online master of science program in Communicative Sciences and Disorders enables qualified students to earn their degree. Accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Speech@NYU has a unique curriculum that prepares you to pursue licensure and employment in a variety of professional settings in Nashville.
Learn how NYU Steinhardt’s online program prepares you to advance your SLP career in Nashville.
1 Nashville Health Care Council, “Nashville: The Health Care Industry Capital” (accessed October 24, 2019) arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference
2 CareerOneStop, Projected Employment for Speech Language Pathologists in Tennessee (accessed October 24, 2019) arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference
3 CareerOneStop, Wages for Speech-Language Pathologists in Nashville, TN (accessed June 19, 2020) arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference