Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

ma goals etc

Mission Statements

The City University of New York is the nation's largest urban public university with 23 institutions: eleven senior colleges, six community colleges, the William E. Macaulay Honors College, the Graduate School & University Ctr., the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, the CUNY School of Law at Queens College , the CUNY School of Professional Studies & the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. The University serves more than 226,000 degree-credit students & 230,000 adult, continuing & professional education students. College Now , the University's academic enrichment program for 32,500 high school students is offered at CUNY campuses & more than 280 high schools throughout the five boroughs of the City of New York. The University offers an on-line baccalaureate degree through the School of Professional Studies & a new Teacher Academy with free tuition for highly motivated mathematics & science majors who seek teaching careers in the city's public. CUNY is "supported as an independent and integrated system of higher edudation on the assumption that the University will continue to maintain and expand its commitment to academic excellence and to the provision of equal access and opportunity for students, faculty and staff from all ethnic and racial groups and from both sexes."


Lehman College Mission Statement

Lehman College serves the Bronx and surrounding region as an intellectual, economic, and cultural center. Lehman College provides undergraduate and graduate studies in the liberal arts and sciences and professional education within a dynamic research environment, while embracing diversity and actively engaging students in their academic, personal, and professional development.

Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology Mission Statement 

The graduate program in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The graduate program in speech language pathology prepares students to meet the academic & clinical requirements for the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) & New York State Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology. The program promotes the integration of theory and research into evidence-based practice, analytic thought in clinical decision-making, and the application of technology to clinical practice. Students will appreciate the importance of maintaining the highest standards of integrity and ethical principals in their personal and professional lives. The program holds in high regard sensitivity to and respect for multilinguistic and multicultural differences.

The mission of the graduate program is to prepare students who understand the importance of

  • integrating theory and research into evidence-based practice;

  • analytic thought in clinical decision-making;

  • applying technology to clinical practice, when appropriate;

  • sensitivity to and respect for multilinguistic and multicultural differences;

  • effective professional communication skills; and

  • lifelong learning

For more information regarding ASHA accritation status , please contact:

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
2200 Research Blvd. #310
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-296-5700 or 800-498-2071

Email: Accreditation@asha.org


Learning Goals and Objectives

ASHA Standards


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