SKIP TO PAGE CONTENT

Audiology & Speech Pathology

AUDIOLOGY &
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

OVER 150 FACILITY, SCHOOL, AND PRIVATE PRACTICE AFFILIATIONS

Develop the valuable skills and expertise of a healthcare professional specializing in the science of human communication and its disorders with the accredited Audiology and Speech Pathology graduate programs at Hofstra University. Choose from a wide range of graduate programs including a Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology; a Professional Doctorate in Audiology (AuD) through a consortium; and advanced certificates in Teacher of Students with Speech-Language Disabilities (TSSLD) and Bilingual Extension for Speech-Language Pathology. Scholarships are available for qualified candidates.

Program Highlights

Program Details

Visit the Hofstra campus or connect with the graduate admission team. We will answer your questions and put you in touch with program faculty or degree candidates to learn more. Contact us at graduateadmission@hofstra.edu or call 516-463-4723.

To be considered for graduate studies in Audiology and Speech Pathology at Hofstra University, you must have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution. See below for additional requirements for each program.

International students: Please review additional admission requirements.

Master of Arts in Speech Language Pathology

Start your application with the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS), and be prepared to submit the following documentation:

  • Transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities. Official transcripts must be received directly from prior institutions by CSDCAS. 
  • GRE scores
  • Three letters of recommendation from faculty or university administrators who are familiar with your academic work.
  • Personal essay describing your professional intent and pertinent background.
  • Interview with the program director and/or faculty representative may be required.

Learn more about the Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology

Professional Doctorate in Audiology

Requirements for the AuD, which is offered through the consortium of Hofstra, Adelphi, and St. John’s universities, include:

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Satisfactory GRE scores
  • Two academic letters of reference
  • 300-word essay stating why you want to pursue a doctoral degree
  • Interview with Audiology Faculty Council, which is composed of faculty from each university in the consortium.

Applications are submitted directly to the consortium.

Learn more about the Professional Doctorate in Audiology

Advanced Certificate in Teacher of Students with Speech-Language Disabilities

You must have an MA in Speech-Language Pathology and be seeking the Teaching Students with Speech Language Disabilities (TSSLD) certification. Apply through the general graduate application and submit transcripts.

Learn more about the Advanced Certificate in Teacher of Students with Speech-Language Disabilities

Advanced Certificate in Bilingual Extension for Speech-Language Pathology

You can obtain this Bilingual Extension while you are matriculated in the MA in Speech-Language Pathology program at Hofstra, or after a master's program in Speech-Language Pathology has been completed along with the TSSLD certification. Apply through the general graduate application and submit transcripts.

Learn more about the Advanced Certificate in Bilingual Extension for Speech-Language Pathology

If you are a current Hofstra undergraduate interested in pursuing the BA/MA SLP program, please contact your academic advisor.

Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology
Applications are due by January 15 for the following fall semester. Following this date, applications will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Professional Doctorate in Audiology
Applications are due by February 1 for the following fall semester.

Advanced Certificate in Teacher of Students with Speech-Language Disabilities
Apply to this certificate program at any time with our rolling admissions policy.

Advanced Certificate in Bilingual Extension for Speech-Language Pathology
Apply to this certificate program at any time with our rolling admissions policy.

Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology
Prepare to become a professional, competent clinician with the 52-57 credit MA in Speech-Language Pathology. Learn more about the MA in Speech Language Pathology.

Professional Doctorate in Audiology
This four-year, full-time program requires successful completion of a minimum of 86 hours of post-baccalaureate study. Learn more about the Professional Doctorate in Audiology.

Advanced Certificate in Teacher of Students with Speech-Language Disabilities
On average, students complete this program in one academic year. Learn more about the Advanced Certificate in Teacher of Students with Speech-Language Disabilities.

Advanced Certificate in Bilingual Extension for Speech-Language Pathology
You must complete all requirements for Option II of the MA in Speech-Pathology as well as 15 semester hours of additional coursework. Learn more about the Advanced Certificate in Bilingual Extension for Speech-Language Pathology.

Faculty Profiles

Scott R. Schroeder

Dr. Schroeder’s expertise and interests are in language processing and the relationship between language processing and non-linguistic cognition, with a focus on bilinguals.

MEET DR. SCHROEDER

Jenny Roberts

Dr. Roberts’ research focuses on child language assessment tools, the early prediction of children at risk for persistent language delays and dyslexia, development of language-based therapeutic tools for children at risk of reading failure, community literacy, and the language development of internationally-adopted children.

Meet Dr. Roberts
Jason Davidow
Jenny Roberts

Take the Next Step

How to Apply

Earn the professional recognition and personal achievement you seek with a graduate degree from Hofstra University. Whether you study online or on campus, full or part time, you will benefit from small class settings with nationally recognized faculty and a community of peers all contributing to a transformative learning experience. Questions? Call 516-463-4723 or email our graduate admission team at graduateadmission@hofstra.edu.

Apply for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Programs

Applications for the Professional Doctorate in Audiology are submitted directly to the Long Island Consortium.

MA in Speech-Language Pathology applications are submitted through the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS)

To apply for certificate programs, please use the Hofstra University Graduate Application.