The Department of Speech-Language Pathology in the School of Health and Practice offers a two-year, full-time master of science degree in speech-language pathology. Our medically oriented program is specifically designed to prepare graduates to pursue a career in a health care setting; at the same time, the curriculum prepares graduates for employment in all professional settings of the field.
We are committed to evidence-based and ethical practice in the delivery of speech-language and swallowing services in healthcare facilities and other professional settings. The curriculum focuses on an integration of research and clinical application across academic and clinical coursework. Additionally, the program supports unique initiatives that provide students with enhanced learning opportunities:
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Biological Sciences – at least 1 course – Acceptable courses in biological sciences should emphasize a content area related to human or animal sciences (e.g., biology, human anatomy and physiology, neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, human genetics, veterinary science) Physical Sciences – at least 1 course – Acceptable courses in physics or chemistry. Course in biological and physical sciences specifically related to communication sciences and disorders (CSD) may not be applied Social Sciences – at least 2 courses – Acceptable courses in social/behavioral sciences should include psychology, sociology, anthropology, or public health. Statistics Course – at least 1 course – Research methodology courses in communication sciences and disorders (CSD) may not be used to satisfy this requirement.
Department of Speech-Language Pathology Requirements • A course in phonetics with phonetic transcription component. • A course in anatomy and physiology of speech or speech/hearing. • A course in child development/language development. Prerequisite courses do not need to be completed in order to apply to the program; however, all prerequisite courses must be satisfactorily completed prior to starting the program.
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Please contact our Director of Recruitment, Pamela Suett at (914) 594-4510
Kate Franklin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP