Program Details

Per ASHA requirements, the clinical fellowship experience must include at least 1,260 hours and 36 weeks of full-time experience (or part-time equivalent). 


The Duke Speech Pathology program offers the ability for new graduates to apply their academic training in acute care, outpatient, and clinic settings in pediatric or adult programs that serve medically complex patients with a variety of speech, language, and swallowing disorders. 

Our speech pathologists work closely with multidisciplinary teams of health care professionals, use state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and participate in a variety of specialty clinics including ALS Clinic, Autism Clinic, Cleft and Craniofacial Board, Down Syndrome Clinic, and Special Infant Care Clinic.


CF speech language pathologists have the opportunity to attend multiple continuing education opportunities throughout the year.

Duke Speech Pathology offers monthly hour-long lunch and learn educational sessions on current topics it the field.  Local experts present on interesting topics related to speech language pathology and audiology. 

CF speech language pathologists are also able to apply for funding for external continuing educational experiences external to Duke.


Placements can be offered in the acute care setting at Duke University Hospital and outpatient settings for both adult and pediatric populations at Duke Outpatient clinics and offsite clinic locations.