"Graduate Speech-Language Pathology students who
participated in an intersession academic-service learning/global
studies course inGuatemala with Dr. Nancy Colodny,
The Master of Arts program in Speech-Language Pathology is
designed to provide the academic and clinical education to prepare
graduates to meet existing and emerging challenges to the
professions. It is accredited by the Council of Academic
Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing
Association, and it is deemed to be licensure-qualifying by the New
York State Board of Professional Licensing of the State Education
Unique Characteristics of the
This program offers graduate students an opportunity to select
areas of study as well as to enroll in those courses necessary to
meet requirements for ASHA Certification and State License.
Resources available to the student include the Computer Center, and
Health Education Resource Center. The Speech and Hearing Center,
which is located on Union Turnpike at 152nd Street, serves as a
training facility for students while providing diagnostic and
remediation services to the community. The Center has a rich
resource of tests, materials, and equipment to provide the needed
practicum experiences. More than 100 outside facilities, including
medical centers, hospitals, schools, day care centers, and nursing
homes provide externships for students where they may gain a broad
exposure, experience a multi-disciplinary environment, and obtain
the supervised clinical hours necessary for certification with a
varied diversified caseload across the age span.
Student Outcome Data
Jose G. Centeno, Ph.D.
Communication Sciences Disorders
St. John Hall Room 344B
Queens, NY 11439
Tina Jupiter, Ph.D.
Donna Geffner, Ph.D.
Graduate Program Director
Robert Medrano, Director
Office of Graduate Admission