Communication Sciences and Disorders MS

Master of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders


Our degrees offer advanced education and training in the processes of individual human communication (speech, hearing, language disorders of human communication, literacy, bilingualism, and swallowing disorders).

The master's program in Communication Sciences and Disorders is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and students who complete the degree program are eligible for New York State licensing in speech and language pathology.

Students will be admitted to the program after having completed the minimum of 5 pre-requisite courses of anatomy, audiology, language development, phonetics and speech science. The program is typically completed with 55 credits. The program is typically completed in 2 full years of study (fall, spring, summer of first year and fall and spring of second year).

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Admissions Information

Master of Science

  • Points/Credits: 55
  • Entry Terms: N/A

Certification

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  • NY State License: Speech Language Pathology
  • ASHA Certification: Speech Language Pathologist

Application Deadlines

  • Spring: N/A
  • Summer/Fall (Priority): N/A
  • Summer/Fall (Final): N/A

Supplemental Application Requirements/Comments

Prerequisite Courses

Students will be admitted to the program after having completed the minimum of 5 pre-requisite courses of anatomy, audiology, language development, phonetics and speech science.

Students must complete all of these prerequisites prior to starting our program in September. Beginning in 2019 we will offer all, or any, of the needed prerequisite courses from May through August for students who have accepted admittance to the Communications Sciences and Disorders master's program at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Requirements from the TC Catalog

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This degree program incorporates academic and clinical practicum requirements for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Certification of Clinical Competence (ASHA CCC-SLP) and the New York State Education Department (NYSED)  as well as departmental and college requirements.

Students are admitted to the program with undergraduate majors in speech and language pathology or with all required prerequisite courses completed.

Completion of the program is typically accomplished within two calendar years (four semesters and one summer session) of full time study.

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