Welcome from Our Chair
I am pleased to serve as the Chair of New York University’s 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
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.
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.