Speech@NYU combines intensive online classes, interactive course work, and in-person clinical experiences that prepare you for high-quality practice in educational, medical, and research settings.
Accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the online program offers the same rigorous curriculum as our on-campus program in New York City so you can earn an NYU graduate education from anywhere in the country.
As a Speech@NYU student, you’ll take 48 graduate-level credits and up to 14 foundation credits if you have not completed certain undergraduate courses. The program is offered on both a full-time and part-time basis.
Foundation courses in cognition, audiology, and other key topics prepare you for graduate-level study in speech-language pathology.
Disorder courses expose you to a range of communicative and speech-related challenges affecting clients of all ages.
Electives allow you to expand your knowledge and skills in specific areas of interest, such as augmentative communication and craniofacial anomalies.
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Online Classes and Course Work
Each week, you’ll attend live online classes that put you face to face with NYU Steinhardt faculty and aspiring speech-language pathologists (SLPs) from across the country. Classes are delivered seminar-style and are limited to an average of 15 students to ensure you get the personalized, intimate learning experience you need to succeed in such a hands-on program.
Learn directly from NYU Steinhardt professors.
Explore evidence-based concepts in small groups.
Meet with faculty during one-on-one office hours.
NYU Steinhardt professors have adapted their on-campus course work into interactive assignments that reinforce the evidence-based practices you learn in your live classes. Outside of class time, you’ll complete individual and group assignments that enhance your knowledge and enable you to collaborate with classmates.
Self-paced assignments accessible 24/7.
Engaging video content that supplements live classes.
Intuitive online campus and social networking tools.
Clinical field education is integral to the Speech@NYU learning experience, and our program ensures you receive the face-to-face, hands-on training you need to become a well-rounded and versatile SLP.
The clinical field training component comprises five in-person experiences: two on-campus immersions at NYU’s New York City campus, and three field placements at clinical sites near your area. You’ll work with a dedicated field placement specialist to identify sites that meet NYU’s high academic standards and provide diverse learning opportunities.
Clinical Practicum I: Pre-Clinic and On-Campus Immersion
Clinical Practicum II: Diagnostic Assessment and On-Campus Immersion
Clinical Field Placement III: Treatment
Clinical Field Placement IV: Pediatrics
Clinical Field Placement V: Adults
If you have not completed the required number of clinical hours by the conclusion of Clinical Field Placement V, you may need to complete an additional, one-credit placement, Clinical Field Placement VI.
Recognize the nature of speech, language, hearing, communication, and swallowing disorders and their differences, including etiologies and characteristics.
Apply research and principles and methods of prevention, assessment, and intervention for children and adults with communication and swallowing disorders.
Treat and communicate effectively with clients and colleagues from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.