Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Our next open house and information session will be October 5, 2016.
Please note: Hunter College and the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology do not offer pre-requisite/600-level courses in Speech-Language Pathology. Click here for further details.
Welcome to the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. The Department is housed at the Brookdale Health Science campus of Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY). The curriculum and program leading to a master of science degree in speech-language pathology at Hunter College, City University of New York, is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Office, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. The accreditation is valid through 2018.
Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology are disciplines concerned with communication processes of all people across the lifespan. Graduate degrees are required to work in either field.
For prospective students: this website is designed to answer all questions any prospective student may have. Typical one-on-one advisement and tours are not available at this time. Due to time constraints and the large influx of questions, all inquiries requesting a meeting with a department advisor and/or a tour will be referred back to this website.
The mission of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology and Hunter College Center for Communication Disorders is:
- to develop professionals who will meet the healthcare and educational needs of the metropolitan New York area through prevention, assessment and management of communication disorders in children, adolescents and adults from culturally, ethically and linguistically diverse populations;
- to produce clinically based research that will advance knowledge of normal and disordered processes of communication across the lifespan;
- to provide educational and clinical services to the College and the metropolitan New York City communities; and,
- to provide leadership in clinical practice to the professions of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology as a whole.
You may view Hunter College's mission statement here.
Hunter College is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education. For verification of this accreditation, please review the page from Middle States. The curriculum Hunter College offers will lead to a Master of Science (MS) degree in Speech-Language Pathology. The following pages of this website will help answer questions for prospective students interested in the MS degree.
Entry level degree for the field of Audiology is the Doctor of Audiology (AuD). The Graduate Center administers the AuD CUNY Consortium, with faculty teaching from Hunter College's Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Brooklyn College, and The Graduate Center. Students interested in applying to this program must do so through The Graduate Center Admissions Office.