Marymount Manhattan


Department of
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Students majoring or minoring in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology receive a strong foundation in the liberal arts while gaining the sort of real world experience rarely available to undergraduates

LEARN FROM EXPERIENCE

Now more than ever, the public needs talented and experienced communication specialists. So we focus on fieldwork and hands-on learning to prepare you for success, now and in the future. 

Part of the experience includes:

  • On-site clinical observation and experience at the Ruth Smadbeck Communication and Learning Center
  • Off-campus internships at the Department of Education, Reading Partners, the City University of New York, to name a few
  • Research opportunities with our faculty and nearby institutions
  • Teaching assistantships

What can you do with your SLP&A Degree?

Graduates of Marymount’s Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology program head to graduate school to earn advanced degrees or join the workforce.  We aim to match your talents and strengths to a path that is right for you. Some of the career possibilities include:

  • Kelly Ann Pena '13, recipient of the PROGENY Award, with her mentor, Dr. Jablon, at ASHA 2013. Kelly is currently attending the University of Wisconsin at Madison's Communication Sciences and Disorders program.Kelly Ann Pena '13, recipient of the PROGENY Award, with her mentor, Dr. Jablon, at ASHA 2013. Kelly is currently attending the University of Wisconsin at Madison's Communication Sciences and Disorders program.Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Audiologist
  • Teacher of English as a Second Language
  • Sign Language Interpreter
  • Speech, Language, or Hearing Scientist
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Linguist
  • Dance Therapist
  • Dialect/Accent coach
  • Voice/Singing coach

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The Three Rs: Representation, Reality, Realignment

A film in five parts by Professor Sue Behrens