Communication Sciences and Disorders, MS

  • New York City

Master the Skills to Make a Difference

Enter the dynamic field of communication sciences and disorders in one the world’s greatest multi-cultural hubs. Our graduate-level, professional degree will offer you offer an exciting host of opportunities to further your knowledge and enable you to emerge fully prepared to truly make a difference as a speech-language pathologist.

Gain Experience in Our On-Site Clinic

Facilities include an on-site Speech and Hearing Center, audiology test suite, and technology-rich speech lab with state-of-the-art equipment. Graduates from the communication sciences and disorders masters program will be eligible for American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certification. Graduates of the program are prepared to sit for the PRAXIS examination in speech-language pathology.

Take Courses Like…

CSD 652 Communication Disorders: Autism, which provides a foundation for understanding of communication problems experienced by individuals on the autism spectrum; CSD 660 Dysphagia, a course that explores assessment and treatment of swallowing disorders in children and adults; and CSD 670 Neurosciences for Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Graduates of this CSD program are highly competent speech-language pathologists who have mastered the skills necessary to diagnose and treat clients with a broad range of communication and swallowing disorders.

"My experience as a Pace University student has been incredible. Pace University’s CSD program has already opened doors for me, and I am excited for what’s to come in the future in my career as a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist." —LaChana Flanders ’20

Choose Your Career in Speech Pathology

Graduates from Pace University have gone on to become speech-language pathologists in a variety of settings, including educationally and medically oriented settings.

Career Options for Speech-Language Pathologists

Graduates are employed in various settings including schools, agencies, and skilled nursing facilities, among others.



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