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.
This interdisciplinary undergraduate major explores normal communication as well as communication disorders.
This interdisciplinary degree combines an exploration of global public health outcomes with foundational knowledge of speech, language, and hearing processes and communication disorders.
The undergraduate minor in Communicative Sciences and Disorders is designed to introduce non-CSD majors to the field.
This degree prepares you for eligibility to become a professionally licensed speech-language pathologist.
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.Department Overview Video
News and Events
Learn more about the field of communicative sciences and disorders from Miami University of Ohio's Aaron Shield, a passionate advocate for the rights of deaf children to a fully accessible language.
Researchers at Steinhardt's Language Experience and Acquisition Research at NYU (LEARN) Lab collaborated with a local illustrator to create a series of whimsical videos providing research-based advice for caregivers.
Meet Dr. Jonet Artis, Alisha Brown Gandhi, and Dr. Stacey Rimikis and learn more about their research interests and perspectives on speech-language pathology.