North Dakota Speech-Language Pathology Licensing Guide - 2024

Speech Pathologist Programs

by Speech Pathologist Programs Staff

Updated: March 18th, 2024

Speech Pathology Licensure Guide for the state of North Dakota

As a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) or Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) in North Dakota, you play a critical role in improving the communication skills of individuals with speech and language disorders. Whether you work in a hospital, clinic, or school setting, your job involves assessing, diagnosing, and treating speech and language disorders, as well as providing counseling and support to patients and their families.

To practice as an SLP or SLPA in North Dakota, you need to obtain a license from the North Dakota Board of Examiners on Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. The licensing process involves completing a specific level of education (a master’s degree in speech-language pathology, or a related field, for SLP licensure and a bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders for SLPA licensure), completing a certain number of supervised clinical hours, passing a national certification exam, and submitting an application with the board.

In this licensure guide, we will take you through the steps involved in becoming a licensed SLP or SLPA in North Dakota, including the education and clinical requirements, exam information, and renewal process.

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