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Communication Sciences & Disorders
Department of Biobehavioral Sciences
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.
Communication Sciences and Disorders (MS-CSDR)
With Initial (MS-CSDR-IN), Professional (MS-CSDR-PF) and Bilingual Extension-Dual (MS-CSDB-DU) Certifications
Doctor of Philosophy (PHD-CSDR)
Bilingual Extension Institute
The Bilingual Extension Institute at Teachers College Columbia University fulfills all requirements of the bilingual extension, except for the NYSED BEA, the language proficiency test. The Institute is offered as a credit-bearing, non-degree program.
Connect With Communication Sciences and Disorders
Program Director: Professor Lisa Edmonds
Teachers College, Columbia University
1152B Thorndike Hall
525 W 120th Street New York, New York 10027-6696
Contact Person: Yvonne WallacePhone: 212 678-3895 Fax: 212 678-8233
Since 2006 Dr. Cate Crowley has developed and leads international trips for the CSD master’s students. Generally the group goes to Ghana in January and Bolivia in May/June.
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 communication sciences and disorders at Teachers College.