Communication sciences and Disorders

College of Saint Rose

799 USD/credit
799 USD/credit
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The College of Saint Rose graduate program in Communication Sciences and Disorders is designed to provide future speech-language pathologists with the professional expertise and sensitivity they need to handle the challenges of the field.


Our graduate program in Communication Sciences and Disorders is marked by the diversity of training of faculty members who are recognized nationally as experts in fluency disorders, language disorders in children and adults, voice disorders, and medical aspects of communication disorders. 

They are dedicated to the preparation of professionals who are knowledgeable about cutting edge clinical research, are sensitive to issues of cultural diversity, and are effective clinicians and advocates. In addition, faculty foster values related to integrity and ethics, academic excellence, lifelong learning, collegiality and community service.

Career Options: 

  • Speech-language pathologists in schools
  • Hospitals, 
  • Nursing homes, 
  • Private practices, 
  • Clinical agencies
  • Settings
  • Speech-language pathology supervisors
  • Clinical administrators in colleges and universities


The program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) through July 31, 2025 and is approved by New York State Education Department to license speech-language pathologists and to certify teachers of students with speech and language disabilities.

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • Voice Disorders
  • Language Disorders: Infants, Preschoolers and People with Developmental Disabilities
  • Language Disorders: School Age Children and Adolescents 
  • Language Disorders in Adults 
  • Fluency Disorders
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Swallowing and Its Disorders
  • Acquired Cognitive Communication Disorders 
  • Clinical Applications from Speech and Hearing Science
  • AAC and Clinical Applications of Technology 
  • Counseling for Communication Disorders
  • Research Methods in Human Communication Disorders
  • Clinical Speech Sound Disorders 

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56 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submission of a completed application, a resume, and Statement of Purpose of approximately 300 words detailing the applicant’s goals for graduate study.
  • Evidence of the possession of a U.S.  baccalaureate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution through submission of official transcripts from all post-secondary education.
  • Academic and professional qualifications for graduate study, as indicated by two letters of recommendation.
  • A grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), overall and in the undergraduate major.
  • Other admission criteria specified by academic programs such as submission writing samples, portfolios, test scores, and participation in interviews or admissions workshops.
  • Tuition Fee

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      799 USD/credit
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    • National

      799 USD/credit
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