Graduate Program Overview
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:”
- Top 12% of Speech-Language Pathology graduate programs.
- Top 34% of Audiology graduate programs.
- #2 Audiology program in New York State.
- Tied for #1 Speech-Language Pathology program in New York State.
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.
Considering Syracuse University for a Master’s in Speech Language Pathology or a Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (AuD)?
Attend a Virtual Information Session for the Communication Sciences & Disorders Graduate Programs
November 2, 2023 7 - 9 pm Eastern
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- Introduction of some Syracuse University faculty in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
- Application Process
- Overview of CSD department, academic programs, research opportunities, and funding
- Overview of clinical training opportunities, including on-campus Gebbie Speech-Language Hearing Clinic and off-campus externships
- Q & A with members of the Admissions committee
- Speak to current students in the program
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. We accept graduate students with and without the background in communication sciences and disorders.
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.
The Au.D. program 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 hearing and balance disorders.
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.
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.).