Master of Science in Communicative Sciences & Disorders
New York University

Program Details

Aspiring speech-language pathologists can gain the skills and education they need to succeed with the master’s degree in Communicative Sciences and Disorders. Students in this program will work toward certification in speech-language pathology.

With a focus on evidence-based practice, students learn practical skills to work with a wide range of clients with communication and swallowing disorders. Coursework prepares you to conduct diagnostics in speech pathology. On-campus immersion experiences allow you to practice administering screening tests, receive live feedback, and participate in specialized workshops before beginning clinical hours.

This speech pathology degree online offers a wide range of elective courses so you can tailor the program to your specific needs and interests, such as:

  • Language and communication in children with autism spectrum disorders
  • Computerized analysis of language transcripts
  • Augmentative and alternative communication
  • Therapeutic procedures in speech pathology: aphasia

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CAA-ASHA)

School Accreditation & Licensing

New York University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent