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Program's Mission Statement 

The graduate program in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The graduate program in speech-language pathology prepares students to meet the academic and clinical requirements for the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) and New York State Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology. The program promotes the integration of theory and research into evidence-based practice, analytic thought in clinical decision-making, and the application of technology to clinical practice. Students will appreciate the importance of maintaining the highest standards of integrity and ethical principals in their personal and professional lives. The program holds in high regard sensitivity to and respect for multilinguistic and multicultural differences.

Liat Seiger-Gardiner, Ph.D., Graduate Progam Director

Liat SeigerE-mail Address:
Phone Number: 718-960-8028


University Mission Statement

The City University of New York is the nation's largest urban public university with 23 institutions: eleven senior colleges, six community colleges, the William E. Macaulay Honors College, the Graduate School and University Center, the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, the CUNY School of Law at Queens College , the CUNY School of Professional Studies and the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. The University serves more than 226,000 degree-credit students and 230,000 adult, continuing and professional education students. College Now, the University's academic enrichment program for 32,500 high school students is offered at CUNY campuses and more than 280 high schools throughout the five boroughs of the City of New York. The University offers an on-line baccalaureate degree through the School of Professional Studies and a new Teacher Academy with free tuition for highly motivated mathematics and science majors who seek teaching careers New York City's Public School System. CUNY is "supported as an independent and integrated system of higher edudation on the assumption that the University will continue to maintain and expand its commitment to academic excellence and to the provision of equal access and opportunity for students, faculty and staff from all ethnic and racial groups and from both sexes."

Lehman College Mission Statement

Lehman College serves the Bronx and surrounding region as an intellectual, economic, and cultural center. Lehman College provides undergraduate and graduate studies in the liberal arts and sciences and professional education within a dynamic research environment, while embracing diversity and actively engaging students in their academic, personal, and professional development.