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Speech-Language Pathologist

Strengthening the voice of the underserved.

Strengthening the voice of the underserved.

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Becoming a clinical and rehabilitation therapist officer in the USPHS Commissioned Corps
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Qualifications

Master's degree in speech-language pathology from a school or college accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA)
Current, unrestricted, and valid certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
(1) License. A current, active, valid, unrestricted speech-language pathology license from a U.S. State (as defined in 42 USC 201 (f)) is required.
(2) Training. A candidate must possess a qualifying master’s degree in speech-language pathology from a school accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA).
Note: A PhD in Speech-Language Pathology is not a qualifying degree for purposes of this Instruction, but rather a professional education that is granted after a candidate has obtained a qualifying speech-language pathology degree.
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Benefits

Career advancement and pay increases with years of service
Health and dental care at low or no cost
Mobility between government agencies
Tax-free housing and meal allowances
Financial support for education through the Post-9/11 GI Bill
Retirement pension plan
Flexibility to work in a variety of settings
College Loan Repayment
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