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Communicative Sciences and Disorders

The NYU Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders aims to understand, assess, and treat speech, voice, language, and swallowing disorders in individuals across the lifespan. As a result of the field's interdisciplinary nature, our graduates go on to work in speech-language pathology, medicine, linguistics, education, psychology, audiology, academia, engineering, and the sciences.

Our department offers programs of study for undergraduate, master's (on-campus and online degree options), and doctoral students. There is also a state-of-the-art speech-language-hearing disorders clinic that provides diagnostic and rehabilitative services to the public.


BS, Communicative Sciences and Disorders

This interdisciplinary undergraduate major explores normal communication as well as communication disorders.

BS, Global Public Health / Communicative Sciences and Disorders

This interdisciplinary degree combines an exploration of global public health outcomes with foundational knowledge of speech, language, and hearing processes and communication disorders.

Minor, Communicative Sciences and Disorders

The undergraduate minor in Communicative Sciences and Disorders is designed to introduce non-CSD majors to the field.

MS, Communicative Sciences and Disorders

This degree prepares you for eligibility to become a professionally licensed speech-language pathologist.

PhD, Communicative Sciences and Disorders

Get the skills you need for an academic career as a researcher in an interdisciplinary field.

The CSD Student Experience

Hear from our students from across the department about what it's like to be a part of the Communicative Sciences and Disorders community and why they chose to study at NYU Steinhardt.

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About Us

Read a welcome message from our Department Chair and learn more about NYU CSD's mission.

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CSD Department Statement on Racial Injustice

The Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders would like to express our strong support of those who are demonstrating and demanding the end of systemic racism and violence against the Black community in our country.

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News and Events

On Research and Clinical Practice: An Interview with New Faculty Member Stacey Rimikis

Stacey Rimikis, a new clinical assistant professor in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, discusses her research and how clinicians adapt their practice in the time of COVID-19.

Fieldwork Spotlight: Paola Ocampo (MS '21) on Serving Multilingual Preschoolers at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

We connected with Paola to learn more about her desire to become a bilingual speech-language pathologist and her experience working with Lenox Hill students both remotely and in person.

Communicative Sciences and Disorders Fall 2020 Colloquium - Dr. Soo-Eun Chang

NYU CSD welcomes Soo-Eun Chang, an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan, who will discuss "Imaging-genetics investigations of developmental stuttering."

Please email if interested in scheduling a department tour. If applicable, it is recommended that you attend a Graduate Admissions tour prior.

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Communicative Sciences and Disorders

665 Broadway, 9th floor
New York, NY 10012
Phone: 212-998-5230

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