Diagnoses and treats speech and language problems, and engages in scientific study of human communication. Evaluates speech and language skills as related to educational, medical, social, and psychological factors. Plans, directs, or conducts rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication problems of organic and nonorganic etiology. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. . Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires a master's degree in speech-language pathology and may require a certificate of clinical competence in speech-language pathology (CCC). Also expected to meet certain state licensing requirements. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.