Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Master's in Speech-Language Pathology

No GRE Required.

Become a skilled clinician in speech-language pathology and bridge the communication gap for those who need it with research and evidence-based practices. The Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) program will prepare you to evaluate and treat communication and swallowing disorders at all ages across diverse populations. This SLP program includes integrated clinical work at the on-campus Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic as well as the opportunity to conduct research alongside faculty. After completing this CAA-ASHA accredited program, you’ll be prepared to work in a variety of settings, such as preschools, special education programs, public and private schools, hospitals, developmental centers, private practices, and nursing homes.

About the Speech-Language Pathology Master’s Program

This in-person speech-language pathology master’s program utilizes integrated internship and professional opportunities to ensure your success in the field as a knowledgeable and experienced practitioner.

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The Master of Arts (MA) education program in speech-language pathology (residential) at Hofstra University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

The program is approved by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) for speech-language pathology and teacher certification (TSSLD), and by the NYSED Licensure Bureau for licensure as speech-language pathologists.

Program Completion Rates

Period # on Time # Completing Later # Not Completing % Completing on Time
2022-2023 33 2 6 80.5%
2021-2022 39 1 0 97.5
2020-2021 39 0 0 100
3-Year Average       92.5%

Praxis Examination Pass Rate Data
Method for Reporting Praxis Exam Results: ETS Data

Period # Students Taking Exam # Students Passed Percentage Pass Rate
2022-2023 28 25 89.3%
2021-2022 27 23 85.2
2020-2021 28 28 100
3-Year Average     91.5%

Contact the Department

Our Offices

106 Davison Hall
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Undergraduate Program
Phone: (516) 463-5508

Graduate Program
Phone: (516) 463-5509

Fax: (516) 463-5260

Graduate Program Director

Scott R. Schroeder, Ph.D.
106A, Davison Hall