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The mission of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is to foster a collaborative learning environment for faculty, students, and colleagues in the community that furthers understanding of the science of communication as well as the scientific bases of clinical practice.  We partner with our students in research and clinical endeavors that result in the generation and application of new knowledge. By cultivating critical thinking, advocacy, innovation, and leadership, we enable students to advance scholarship in our field and to engage in interprofessional practice to provide optimal services to individuals with diverse cultural and communication needs.

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 Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Student Outcome Data

Ranking: Syracuse University is nationally ranked in the top 12% of Speech-Language Pathology and top 34% of Audiology graduate programs by *U.S. News & World Report “Best Grad School Rankings,” and ranked #2 in Audiology and tied for #1 in Speech Language Pathology in New York State.

*The most widely accepted and cited source for national rankings of graduate programs in speech-language pathology and audiology.

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The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders fosters a collaborative learning environment for faculty, students, and colleagues in the community that furthers understanding of the science of communication as well as the scientific bases of clinical practice.

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By cultivating critical thinking, advocacy, innovation, and leadership, we enable students to advance scholarship in our field and to engage in interprofessional practice to provide optimal services to individuals with diverse cultural and communication needs.

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The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has been offering quality training of professionals in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology since 1948.

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Upcoming Events

Hearing Screenings and Information on Hearing Loss

Jan 31, 2018, 12:30 PM

Fayetteville Senior Center

Dr. Joseph Pellegrino and Doctoral Student Clinicians will be at the Fayetteville Senior Center giving a talk on hearing loss and hearing aid options. They will also be conducting free hearing screeni...

Latest News

Dr. Ellyn Riley selected to attend the 2018 TIGRR

Oct 17, 2017, 1:00 AM

Congratulations to Assistant Professor, Ellyn Riley who was recently selected to attend the 2018 Training in Grantsmanship for Rehabilitation Research (TIGRR) workshop. TIGRR is ...

CSD Professors recieve Meritorious Award

Sep 1, 2017, 1:00 AM

Congratulations to Assistant Teaching Professor, Megan Leece, and Associate Professor, Dr. Jonathan Preston! Their 2017 ASHA Convention Poster presentation titled, "...