Why Become an SLP?

Speech-language pathology is a master’s-level career field offering myriad opportunities to serve people of all ages in a variety of settings. Practitioners help children, adolescents, and adults manage and overcome a range of challenges, often leading to a better quality of life long after treatment ends.

Could this fulfilling field be a match for your career goals?

Caring for Aging Adults with Dysphagia

Your dad used to love your homemade sourdough bread. Now, he can barely get it down. Should you be worried about him? Some parts of aging are unavoidable: We all slow down, tire more easily, and take longer to do the things we once took for granted. However, difficulty or disruption in swallowing becomes persistent, it could be a sign of a disorder known as dysphagia.

Speech@NYU's Inaugural Cohort Starts Classes

Speech@NYU live classroom

On September 6, 2016, the inaugural cohort of aspiring speech-language pathologists began classes for Speech@NYU, our online master of science program in Communicative Sciences and Disorders. Currently residing all over the United States, these dedicated students reflect the academic achievement and diversity characteristic of NYU.


Achieving Authentic Voices: Voice Modification for People in the Transgender Community

Voice is an important part of who we are. It’s the instrument through which we communicate and express ourselves — including how we convey our personalities and gender identities. For many transgender people, having a voice that they feel does not correspond with their gender expression and identity can be a source of stress, anxiety, or depression

NYU Steinhardt Now Accepting Applications for Speech@NYU, a New Online Master of Science Program in Communicative Sciences and Disorders

NYU Speech Steinhardt

NYU Steinhardt is now accepting applications for Speech@NYU, an online master of science program in Communicative Sciences and Disorders. The innovative program combines live online classes of no more than 15 students, self-paced course work, and clinical practicum experiences located at field sites near each student’s community, enabling aspiring speech-language pathologists across the country to earn an NYU education without having to relocate. The first class begins in September 2016.