Mercy College's Graduate Communication Disorders (CD) program is a premier Master of Science program in the metropolitan New York area. The 57-credit program fosters ethical, competent, autonomous practice. It will prepare you for New York State licensure and for American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) national certification in speech-language pathology.
Students who complete the Master of Science in Communication Disorders aspire to be speech-language pathologists and NYS Education Department Teacher of Students with Speech-Language Disabilities (TSSLD). (Note: This certification requires 12 additional credits in education coursework, workshop attendance in education, and completion of a student teaching experience.)
Mercy College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
The graduate program in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at Mercy College is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).