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Introduction to Our Department

The Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology and a Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology.

The B.A. program in Speech Pathology and Audiology prepares students for graduate study in the discipline of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Within the context of a liberal arts education, the curriculum provides students with fundamental knowledge related to basic communication processes and typical and atypical speech, language, and hearing.

The M.A. program in Speech-Language Pathology prepares students for professional careers as speech-language pathologists. Graduates of the M.A. program meet the academic and clinical education standards established by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) and the New York State License in Speech-Language Pathology granted by the New York State Education Department (NYSED).

The graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). For more information regarding the accreditation status please contact:

The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2200 Research Blvd. #310
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-296-5700 or 800-498-2071

Students enrolled in the undergraduate and graduate programs have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research projects conducted by the faculty and are encouraged to present research findings at local, state, and national professional meetings.

Our graduates pursue professional careers in a wide variety of clinical and educational settings in which they provide services to individuals across the lifespan who present with a wide range of speech, language and hearing disorders.

The Department seeks to instill in students, the ability to think analytically, the understanding and use of emerging technology as it relates to the professions of speech-language pathology, and the importance of lifelong learning. We are privileged to provide academic opportunities to non-traditional and minority students and offer diagnostic and therapeutic services to children and adults residing in the Bronx and in neighboring communities.

Statement of Nondiscrimination

Herbert H. Lehman College is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Institution. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, alienage or citizenship, military or veteran status, or status as victim of domestic violence in its student admissions, employment, access to programs, & administration of educational policies.

Mrs. Dawn Ewing-Morgan is the College affirmative action officer, coordinator for Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in federally assisted education programs, & coordinator for the Age Discrimination Act, which prohibits age discrimination in federally assisted education programs. Her office is located in Shuster Hall, Room 352 & her telephone number is (718) 960-8111. She is also the College coordinator for the Americans with Disabilities Act & Section 504, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. For more information, visit the Office of Disability Services.