Question by Evie: Will a speech pathology degree obtained in the UK qualify me to work in the United States?
I am considering the notion of obtaining my master’s degree in speech pathology in the UK rather than in the United States (which is where I am from). But after getting my degree, I may decide to return to America. Would my master’s degree from the UK qualify me to work (as a speech pathologist) in America?
Answer by stone1783
As of 2004, a valid license in the uk will transfer here to the states (the same is true for Australia, which I’ve looked up in case I one day fulfill a dream of moving there, even if temporarily).
Here’s the article off ASHA’s website (American Speech-Language Hearing Association): http://www.asha.org/Publications/leader/2004/041019/041019a.htm.
I can’t speak to specific states though so you’d have to look into the specific states rules since we have national and state certification agencies.
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