Our program has been continuously accredited by ASHA for over 20 years. Programs leading to the Master of Science degree are available for college graduates seeking New York State licensure as speech-language pathologists and/or the Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). A Ph.D. program is available for those interested in research and teaching. The many hospitals and clinics in the New York City area provide students with outstanding opportunities for clinical experience. The master's program prepares students to remediate all communication disorders. In-depth course work and practica are designed to give students expertise in such areas as aphasia, voice disorders, cleft palate, motor disorders, dysphagia, stuttering, articulation-phonology, audiology, and infant and child language disorders.
Department Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide a strong foundation in lifelong learning in communication sciences and disorders at undergraduate and graduate levels of education. This foundation includes the pursuit of academic knowledge, dissemination of knowledge through teaching and application of knowledge through clinical service. The research of our faculty and students is a cornerstone of pedagogy and clinical practice. We prepare our students to become active contributors to the diverse communities in which they serve, facilitating growth and progress in the profession.
The Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development is committed to a policy where all students, staff, and clients are treated equitably - that is without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, gender, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, age, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected characteristic.
The institution and program comply with all applicable federal, New York State and New York City laws, regulations and executive orders pertaining thereto.