Communicative Disorders and Sciences MA

College of Arts and Sciences

Program Description

The graduate curriculum in speech-language pathology and audiology 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 for practice in outside 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.

Program Contact

Virginia Lee Majewski
122 Cary Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Email: cdsdept@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-5570
Fax: 716-829-3979

Instruction Method

  • In Person (no courses offered online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 40 Hours

Time-to-Degree

  • 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

Special Requirements

Interested students should apply through the CDSCAS National Application.

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.