Communication Sciences and Disorders

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Millions of Americans suffer from some form of speech, language or hearing disorder and require specialized therapy or rehabilitation services. This creates a high demand for trained professionals to assist adults and children in overcoming their communication difficulties.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at LIU Post is dedicated to the advancement of the diagnosis and treatment of speech, language and hearing problems. The department offers a comprehensive bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.The program prepares students in the prerequisites needed to pursue a career helping people overcome communication difficulties that may affect their social, school and job related happiness and success. 

The master’s education program in speech-language pathology at LIU Post is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Blvd, #310, Rockville MD 20850, (800) 498-2071 or (301) 296-5700.

The Master’s Program in speech-language pathology prepares students to be eligible for New York State licensure, ASHA certification and New York State Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities certification. The program encourages high academic, clinical and ethical standards focused on individual mentoring, client/family centered care, strong foundational knowledge, evidenced – based practice and research. 

Non Discrimination Policy
The LIU Post Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the Ladge Speech and Hearing Center comply with all laws, regulations and executive orders prohibiting discrimination towards students, faculty staff and persons served in the clinic and the provision of equitable treatment.  
The Department and the Center does not discriminate based on any category prohibited by applicable law including but not limited to age, citizenship, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race , religion, sex, sexual orientation and veteran status.
All staff and faculty, students (both present and potential to be admitted) and clients are made aware of the posted policy and the conduct that they prohibit within the program.

  Undergraduate   Graduate
B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology

Ladge Speech and Hearing Center

Students observe and participate in clinical sessions with real clients at the Jerrold Mark Ladge Speech and Hearing Center, located on campus. The Ladge Speech and Hearing Center offers a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for children and adults individually and/or in small groups.


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