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Communication Sciences and Disorders

College of Saint Rose

24 months
799 USD/credit 22372 USD/year
799 USD/credit 22372 USD/year
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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.


The College of Saint Rose's 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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall Enrollment: June 1 - priority deadline


56 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and $40 application fee starting Nov 1st, 2018.
  • Statement of Purpose (approximately 300 words)— An effective Statement of Purpose will provide faculty reviewers with an understanding of the applicant’s objectives and motivation for pursuing a graduate degree or certificate.
  • Resume— A current resume is required for all programs.
  • Unofficial Transcripts— eg. electronic copies of official transcripts issued by institutions of higher education.
  • Certification/Licensure Documentation — eg. state licensure examination results, copies of certifications.
  • Test Scores— eg. electronic copies of GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE test results.
  • Visa Documents— eg. passports, financial verification documents.
  • Miscellaneous— eg. WES evaluations, CITE internship forms.
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Exam Scores
  • Proof of English Proficiency (international applicants only)
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      22372 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 799 USD per credit during 24 months.
    • National

      22372 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 799 USD per credit during 24 months.

    Living costs for Albany

    1010 - 1570 USD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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