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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Graduate Program

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has been offering quality training of professionals in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology since 1948.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders fosters a collaborative learning environment in a community that furthers the understanding of the science of communication as well as the scientific basis of clinical practice. Our graduate program is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Grad School Rankings:”

U.S. News and World Report is the most widely accepted and cited source for national rankings of graduate programs in speech-language pathology and audiology.

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology

The Masters degree program in Speech-Language Pathology is designed to provide the student with sufficient depth and breadth of academic study and clinical practicum for a professional career in the diagnosis and management of individuals with speech and language disorders.

Research Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology

The doctoral (Ph.D.) program in Speech-Language Pathology consist of academic and research experiences, with an emphasis on basic and applied science. The Ph.D. degree programs are intended to prepare students for academic and research careers.

Au.D. in Clinical Audiology

Students completing the Au.D. program will have met the course and practicum requirements set by ASHA for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology and for New York State licensure.

Research Ph.D. in Audiology

The doctoral (Ph.D.) program in Audiology consist of academic and research experiences, with an emphasis on basic and applied science. The Ph.D. degree programs are intended to prepare students for academic and research careers.

Dual Au.D. / Ph.D. Program in Audiology

Syracuse University also offers a combined Au.D./Ph.D. degree program for those students interested in receiving both a professional doctoral degree (Au.D.) and a research doctoral degree (Ph.D.).