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Welcome from Our Chair

I am pleased to serve as the Chair of New York University‚Äôs Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders. Our highly respected undergraduate, master's, and doctoral programs provide the opportunity for students to study normal and disordered speech, language, hearing, and swallowing processes across the lifespan. As our student, you will gain comprehensive academic, research, and clinical training shaped by the cultural and linguistic diversity of New York City as well as global learning opportunities. 

Please don't hesitate to reach out with questions or comments as you explore our site!

Maria Grigos, PhD, CCC-SLP

Maria Grigos

Professor; Department Chair

Department Mission Statement

The mission of the department is to provide comprehensive and evidence-based training for our students, to expand the field's knowledge base through rigorous scientific inquiry, and to build on the cultural and linguistic diversity of New York City to achieve these goals.

Non-Discrimination Policy

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.

It is the policy of the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1973, and state and local requirements regarding students and applicants with disabilities. Under these laws, no otherwise qualified and competent individual with a disability shall be denied access to or participation in services, programs, and activities solely on the basis of the disability.

Land Acknowledgement

We invite you to join us in acknowledging the Lenape community, on whose land NYU makes it home. We in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders acknowledge the contributions of all Indigenous people and their continuing struggle to dismantle the ongoing legacies of settler colonialism.

For more information, please visit the Steinhardt Office of Equity, Belonging, and Community Action

Explore Our Program

Bachelor of Science
Communicative Sciences and Disorders

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

Bachelor of Science
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.

Communicative Sciences and Disorders

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

Master of Science
Communicative Sciences and Disorders
On-Campus Degree

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

Doctor of Philosophy
Communicative Sciences and Disorders

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

Student using an audiology machine.

Communicative Sciences and Disorders

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

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