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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Communicative Disorders and Sciences MA

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The graduate curriculum in speech-language pathology covers various aspects of communication, with an emphasis on communicative disorders. Included are courses on normal processing and research methods, as well as on the etiology, symptomatology, prevention and remediation of disorders of speech, language, and hearing. The programs also allow students to qualify for New York State licensure needed to practice in the medical and educational settings. Students in the MA program in speech-language pathology also can qualify for New York State certification for teachers of students with speech-language disabilities.

Culminating Experience: Practicum and Externship (12 credits)

Total Credit Hours: 53

3.0 Degree GPA required

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time


  • 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

Special Note

Interested students should apply through the CDSCAS National Application.

Program Contact

Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences
122 Cary Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Email: cdsdept@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-2797

SED Statement

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.

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