Program Details

M.S. degree program in speech - language pathology
HEGIS code 1220
NYS SED program code 77738

This master of science degree program prepares students for careers as speech-language pathologists in community speech, language, and hearing centers, hospitals, school settings, rehabilitative agencies, and private practice. Academic, clinical, and research opportunities covering the range of disorders that occur throughout the lifespan are provided in state-of-the-art classrooms, clinical suites, and laboratories.

For additional program details please visit,
http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/academics/schools/socialsciences/graduate/speech_sciences/information/pathology.php

Program Heads

Name
Title
Phone
Email
Office Hours
Gurland, Gail B Graduate Deputy 718-951-5186 4400 Boylan Hall ggurland @ brooklyn.cuny.edu call/email for appointment

 

Admission Requirements

The program is no longer accepting new applications for Fall 2014 for the following reason: The program has closed applications for Fall 2014. Please apply for Fall 2015.

Department Speech Communication Arts And Sciences
Fall Application Deadline February 1st - fixed deadline
Spring Application Deadline The program does not accept applications for Spring
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
Please submit the following documents to the Office of Admissions: official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, two letters of recommendation, personal statement. Interview may be required.
TOEFL (paper, computer, internet) 500, 173, 61
Examinations GRE

 

Due to changes in entry-level degree requirements for certification in audiology from a master's to a doctoral level, the Brooklyn College program culminating in a master's degree with a major area of concentration in audiology is not accepting students at this time. Students interested in a career in audiology are advised to consider applying to the Graduate Center of the City University of New York which does offer a clinical doctoral (Au.D.) program, as part of a consortium with Brooklyn and Hunter Colleges.

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Matriculation requirements
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Applicants must offer at least 24 credits in speech-language pathology and audiology with grade point average of 3.00 or higher. The credits must include courses as follows: acoustics of speech and hearing, anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanism, speech and language acquisition, audiology, treatment of speech and language disorders, phonetics, speech and language disorders, and statistics.

General matriculation and admission requirements of the Division of Graduate Studies are in the section "Admission."

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Degree requirements
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54 to 66 credits are required for the degree.

Students must pass a written departmental comprehensive examination and must take and report their scores on the Praxis Examination in Speech-Language Pathology.

Information about requirements for the comprehensive examination is in the section "Academic Regulations and Procedures."

Courses in the Department of Speech Communication Arts and Sciences offered toward the degree must be 7000-level courses.

The program of study must be approved by an adviser in the student's major area of concentration.

Students must also complete requirements in either audiology or speech-language pathology, as follows:

Audiology: Speech 7601X, 7211X, 7604X, 7605X, 7441X, 7606X, 7608X, 7610X, 7611X, and either 7325X or 7333X; and not more than 6 credits in clinical practicum, for a minimum of 350 clock hours. A maximum of 9 credits in courses in clinical practicum (7391X, 7392X, 7393X, 7691X, 7692X,7693X), special problems (7296X), and courses taken on a tutorial basis may be counted toward the degree. The remaining credits required for the degree must be chosen in consultation with an adviser in the major area of concentration.

Speech-language pathology: Speech 7107X, 7211X, 7323X, 7325X, 7326X, 7327X, 7321X, 7128X, 7313X, 7336X, 7337X, 7333X, and U7441X; and not more than 6 credits in clinical practicum, for a minimum of 400 clock hours. A maximum of 9 credits in courses in clinical practicum (7391X, 7392X, 7393X, 7691X), special problems (7296X), and courses taken on a tutorial basis may be counted toward the degree. The remaining credits required for the degree must be chosen in consultation with an adviser in the major area of concentration.

Courses in speech and hearing science may be incorporated on an elective basis within the degree programs in audiology and in speech-language pathology.

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Certification of clinical competency
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Only students who complete the degree requirements, including the Praxis Examination in Speech-Language Pathology, are eligible for certification of clinical competency by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Those students who intend to apply for New York State teacher certification as teachers of students with speech and language disabilities must present course work as described in option (b) or (c) of the matriculation requirements for the M.S. in education, teacher of students with speech and language disabilities, or must complete an additional 3 graduate credits in the School of Education as follows: Secondary Education 7500X. Additionally, those students must complete Speech 7551X and Childhood Education 7672T and 7677T. In order to be eligible for teacher certification, students must also pass exams and complete workshops as stipulated by the New York State Department of Education.

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