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Communication Sciences and Disorders
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Professional and Clinical Training

Programs leading to the M.S., Ed.D., and Ph.D. degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders prepare graduates for positions in a variety of professional settings: school systems, community speech and hearing centers, rehabilitation centers, hospital clinics, private practice, state departments of education, health departments, federal agencies, and colleges and universities.

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Edward D. Mysak Clinic for Communication Disorders

The Edward D. Mysak Clinic for Communication Disorders is an integral part of the graduate training program in speech and language pathology at Teachers College.  The Clinic offers a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic services to individuals of all ages with communication disorders.

Services are provided by program faculty and supervisory staff who hold national and state certification in their respective areas. Qualified graduate students provide or assist in the provision of these services under the direct supervision of the faculty and staff.

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International Programs

The Communication Sciences and Disorders program at Teachers College offers two international programs that offer students the opportunity to gain international experience as part of degree and certificate programs.

The International programs are led by Dr. Crowley.

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Research Facilities

The Communication Sciences and Disorders Program at Teaches College is home to four laboratories that utilize functional imaging and other methodologies to study typical and disordered production and perception of speech and language as well as swallowing disorders.

- Language & Cognition Lab
- Neurocognition of Language Lab
- Speech Production & Perception Lab

Welcome to the Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders

The graduate programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders are dedicated to the advancement of science and art associated with the study of all aspects of human communication, and the prevention and treatment of its disorders across the lifespan. The programs offer advanced education and training in the processes of individual human communication (speech, hearing, language, and upper aero-digestive disorders), disorders of human communication, and swallowing and remedial procedures for such disorders. Graduates are prepared for positions in a variety of professional settings: school systems,community speech and language centers, rehabilitation centers, hospital clinics, private practice, state departments of education, health departments, federal agencies, and colleges and universities.  [Read More]

Degrees Offered

  • Degrees Offered

    Communication Sciences and Disorders
    Master of Science (M.S.): MS-CSDR
    Doctor of Education (Ed.D.):  EDD-CSDR
    Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.): PHD-CSDR

    Communication Sciences and Disorders- Initial Certification
    Master of Science (M.S.):  MS-CSDR-IN

    Communication Sciences and Disorders - Professional Certification
    Master of Science (M.S.): MS-CSDR-PF

    Communication Sciences and Disorders-Bilingual Extension-Dual Certification
    Master of Science (M.S.):  MS-CSDB-DU

    Bilingual extension institute
    Certificate: CSDB