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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 Departmentto 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 inManhattan. For more information please contact Dr. Esther Hurley at 718-252-7800 extension 343.

Contact Information

Touro's Undergraduate Program in Speech and Communications can be contacted at the following address and phone number:

Esther M. Hurley AuD CCC SLP/A
Chairperson - Undergraduate Department of Speech and Communications
1602 Avenue J
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 252-7800, Ext 343