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Career Opportunities

You are earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech and Hearing Science, so you could apply for any job that lists “a bachelor’s degree” or “a college degree” as the required qualification! This is a college degree and you will be a college graduate!  The list below is a short example of careers that Speech and Hearing Science graduates have found of interest and career opportunities:


  • ABA Therapy
  • Nursing homes
  • Hearing conservation programs
  • Hearing aid dispensing companies
  • Hospital billing, administration
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Schools, K-12
  • Public health departments
  • Health Maintenance Organizations
  • Private individual or group practice
  • Developmental Learning Centers
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Home healthcare offices
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Speech-language pathology assistants
  • Department of Education
  • Publishing Companies
  • Manufacturing Companies


Current Job and Internship Opportunities:

Handshake: search for professional opportunities, including jobs and internships. Build professional competencies and network with potential employers who are looking for students with your educational background!


Further your career opportunities by joining a Career Community:

Speech and Hearing Science majors might find interest in the following Career Communities: 

Healthcare and Wellness

Science and Research


Additional Resources:

Self Assessment

FOCUS 2 Career is an online self-assessment tool that will help you explore career options, and then direct you to customized career resources. FOCUS is free for OSU students, and is available through go.osu.edu/focus2career. Many more assessments are available through Career Connection for a reasonable fee. See their website for a list.

The College of Arts and Sciences Career Success

ASC Career Success offers office visits for help with searching for experiential learning opportunities such as an internships, volunteer positions, or off-campus research positions, professional resume and cover letter reviews, mock interviews and on-campus interviews. 

100 Denney Hall

Younkin Success Center

Younkin Success Center: Buckeye Internships along with additional career support services.  

Career Counseling and Support Services

Career Counseling and Support Services assess what you value and what motivates you, cover letters & resumes.

Younkin Success Center (2nd Floor)
1640 Neil Avenue

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

Finally, be organized in your job search. Keep track of your resources, take good notes, and be persistent!