In the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences in Hofstra University's School of Health Professions and Human Services, students prepare to become skilled, compassionate healthcare professionals in the science of human communication and its disorders. A strong liberal arts education is balanced with program coursework taught by an accomplished faculty of scholars who are recognized experts in their fields.
Highlights of Hofstra’s Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences include:
- Accredited graduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, a professional doctorate program offered by the Long Island Consortium of Hofstra, Adelphi, and St. John’s Universities.
- Undergraduate students can observe therapy and participate in the volunteer program at the on-campus Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, which serves members of the surrounding communities.
- A dual-degree program lets qualified undergraduates finish both their BA and MA degrees in less time and put their skills into practice more quickly.
- Numerous on-campus learning facilities such as separate laboratories for speech and hearing science, psycholinguistics, child language development, and language and literacy, as well as a laboratory space dedicated to the use of Audiology students.
- Active student organizations include a campus chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) and a chapter of the national speech honor society, Sigma Pi.
U.S. News and World Report lists Speech-Language Pathologists among the “Top 100 Jobs of 2016.” We invite you to explore our webpage to learn more about the clinically rich preparation provided by the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences.