The application cycle for Fall 2023 goes live July 14, 2022, and closes May 1, 2023.
The Department of Speech-Language Pathology participates in the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Centralized Application Service. All applicants are required to apply online through CSDCAS.
Our M.S. program in Speech-Language Pathology begins in the Fall semester, typically in mid-August. We accept applications only for that term.
We accept applications from July 14 - May 1.
Applications will be reviewed once they are complete. After review, eligible candidates will be invited to campus for group interviews which begin in late fall. Completed (verified) applications must have the following:
Prerequisite courses do not need to complete in order to apply to the program. However, all prerequisite courses must be satisfactorily completed prior to starting the program and within approximately 10 years of the application deadline (exceptions may be made for individuals who work in the health field).
Speech Science - Any course that includes the study of the acoustic, aerodynamic, and physiological aspects of speech production.
International Candidates will be required to submit a transcript that has been evaluated by a NACES-approved organization. If your native language is not English, you must have the TOEFL or IELTS. Use CSDCAS TOEFL Code: C122. Click here for additional requirements.
The SLP program at NYMC welcomes applicants with diverse undergraduate experiences. Successful applicants come to us with backgrounds in the sciences, arts, business, and education in addition to those in communication sciences and disorders. The faculty appreciates applicants:
The Department of Speech-Language Pathology affirms its commitment that graduates must demonstrate Essential Functions and Practice Skills such as communication, motor, intellectual/cognitive, sensory/observational, and behavioral/social for the education and practice of speech-language pathology.
Applications are reviewed from November 1 through May. Applicants are invited to campus for an orientation to the program and for a formal interview. Acceptances are issued on a rolling basis from November through June. Accepted students must submit a $500 deposit to guarantee their place in the class.
A Department Admissions committee is charged with the careful review of all completed applications.
· The Specialization Track in Pediatric Dysphagia will allow SLP students to enroll in current courses in the Advanced Certificate in Pediatric Dysphagia program that is offered online as a post-graduate specialization in pediatric dysphagia.
· The Specialization Track in Early Intervention offers courses aligned with the New York State Department of Health Bureau of Early Intervention’s established competencies for practice with children from birth to age three.
Upon graduation, students who complete these tracks will receive an M.S. in SLP with a concentration in one of the two areas. This unique opportunity, already building on a medically oriented SLP program, will give students an advanced and marketable degree tailored for their field.
Please email the SHSP Office of Admissions or call (914) 594-4510 if you have any questions about the application process or if you have questions about your submitted application.