Open Access Thesis
Master of Arts (MA)
Audrey Farrugia-Bernard, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Sarah Ginsberg, Ed.D., CCC-SLP
Naomi Hashimoto, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
This qualitative research study explored why undergraduate students of color have pursued degrees in speech-language pathology. The population of the United States consisting of individuals of color is rapidly increasing. However, the demographic of individuals of color in the field of speech-language pathology is not. Interviews with undergraduate students of color were completed to understand their journey that led them to the field. The results of the study indicated that the students of color who succeeded in getting accepted into a speech-language pathology major had support, internal motivation, and were financially stable.
Dwivedi, Charu, "The experiences of undergraduate students of color in the field of speech-language pathology" (2018). Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations. 921.