Why Study Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Post-Bac?

    You’re already a college graduate—or nearing completion of your bachelor’s—and you want to fulfill the requirements needed for speech-language pathology graduate programs and suggested by Doctor of Audiology programs. The Post-Bac in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology prepares you for a career in speech-language pathology.

    Why Study at MMC?

    Our program features

    • competitive tuition (PLUS a 50% tuition discount for MMC alumni!)
    • individualized academic planning and advisement upon enrollment in the sequence
    • graduate school application guidance and career counseling
    • small classes taught by experienced faculty (not teaching assistants)
    • no waiting list for courses
    • interaction with New York State licensed and ASHA certified clinicians
    • access to our alumni network in speech-language pathology
    • opportunities to intern in our speech, language, and hearing clinic for hands-on learning experiences
    • opportunities to conduct and present research

    What You Will Learn

    Take courses that align with the typical requirements for graduate study.
    These courses include

    • SPCH 155: Introduction to Communication Disorders
    • SPCH 160: Introduction to Linguistics
    • SPCH 202: Phonetics
    • SPCH 251: Normal Language Development
    • SPCH 260: Speech and Hearing Science
    • SPCH 261: Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism
    • SPCH 263: Audiology
    • SPCH 359: Observation of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (25 hours of guided observation)

    Fulfill courses related to ASHA 2020 Standards IV-A through I-VC at the undergraduate or graduate level. (AP courses that appear on your college/university transcript may be eligible.)

    VIDEO: Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at MMC - Meet Dr. Sue Behrens


    Communication Sciences and Disorders

    Carson Hall, 7th Floor

    (212) 774-0725

    Careers and Outcomes

    Our students’ hands-on education prepares them for success across many growing disciplines. Our students head to various graduate-school programs for professional degrees or join the workforce following graduation. Faculty and staff work to match student talents and interests with the right path. Careers can include:


    • Speech-Language Pathologist
    • Audiologist
    • Teacher of English as a Second Language
    • Sign Language Interpreter
    • Speech, Language, or Hearing Scientist
    • Neuroscientist
    • Special Education Teacher

    Graduate Studies

    • Columbia University
    • Emerson College
    • Hofstra University
    • New York University
    • Temple University
    • University of Connecticut
    • University of Texas at Austin
    • University of Vermont
    • University of Washington, and many more!

    The Ruth Smadbeck Communication and Learning Center

    The Center provides free services to the community and is an invaluable educational asset for students in MMC’s Communication Sciences and Disorder programs. Students in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology obtain on-site observation, training, and supervision — training rarely available at the undergraduate level. 

    Learn more about the Ruth Smadbeck Communication and Learning Center

    Start your journey today.

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