Communication Disorders and Sciences - SUNY Cortland

Communication Disorders and Sciences

Our challenging pre-professional program brings together an innovative blend of theoretical knowledge, research and clinical practice to give you exceptional preparation for a future in speech-language pathology and audiology.

You’ll hone your critical thinking and problem-solving skills, apply classroom theory in clinical settings, use the resources of Cortland’s Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders and work closely with top-notch faculty on clinical research.

Ultimately, a master’s degree is necessary for professional positions in speech-language pathology and audiology. Graduates from our program go on to successful careers as speech-language pathologists and audiologists in schools and colleges, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, industry and in other settings.


Research Team Takes Aim at Parkinson’s Disease

The new project blends the study of biomechanics and speech pathology.

Scholars of the Year Represent Broad Range of Majors

A national honors society’s “Scholars of the Year” represent a diverse range of majors — from biomedical sciences to business economics.

SUNY Cortland Celebrates Black History Month

A full event calendar includes weekly guest lectures, a student open mic showcase and a Pan African dance performance.

College and Community to Celebrate ADA Anniversary

A local celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act takes place Saturday, July 25.

Students Plan ‘Celebrate Sound’ 5K Run/walk

Students want to let the public know the value of preserving good hearing.


We have the Cortland Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA).

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