Welcome to the Department of Biobehavioral Sciences at Teachers College,
The master’s education program in speech-language pathology at Teachers College, Columbia University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.
As a student in our department, you may pursue a Master of Science degree with a specialization in Communication Sciences and Disorders. This program is planned to prepare students for a career as a speech-language pathologist in a variety of settings, including community speech and hearing centers, schools, rehabilitation centers, hospitals, and private practice.
Students in the program come from a variety of backgrounds. Some have undergraduate degrees from departments that have focused on normal and disordered speech, language, and hearing; others have degrees in such varied fields as linguistics, psychology, education, biology, theater, Spanish--to name only a few. Many come to graduate school directly from undergraduate programs; others have worked for a time before deciding to pursue graduate studies. All of our students share a common goal: to prepare for a career in the field of Speech-Language Pathology. Teachers College is nationally ranked one of the top schools in the field.