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Undergraduate Major in Speech and Communications

The Lander Colleges offer an undergraduate major in Speech and Communications leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. This degree requires completion of 120 credits of coursework, which includes courses in liberal arts, education, speech, and audiology. The objective is to prepare studentsfor entry into a graduate-level program leading to a career working with individuals with speech/language and hearing difficulties in a variety of settings such as: clinic, private practice, schools, home care, or hospitals.

Those who wish to obtain certification as a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) are required by the New York State Education Department to have a Master's degree. Upon completion of the Touro Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) and the prescribed non-SLP additional education requirements, the SLP candidate is eligible to be recommended for a Professional Certificate for TSSLD.

Undergraduate courses are offered at both the Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Brooklyn and the Lander College for Women in Manhattan.

Contact Information

Esther M. Hurley, AuD CCC SLP/A
Department Chair Brooklyn Campus
1602 Avenue J
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 252-7800, Ext 343

Dr. Randi Sherman
Department Chair, Manhattan Campus
227 West 60th Street
New York, New York 10023

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