B.Sc. On Campus

Global Public Health and Communicative Sciences and Disorders

48 months
58168 USD/year
58168 USD/year
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This unique Global Public Health and Communicative Sciences and Disorders BSc program from New York University combines foundational knowledge of normal and disordered speech, language, and hearing processes with an investigation of the ways interactions between populations and environments shape global public health outcomes. 


After successfully completing this major, you will be able to:

  • Recognize key historical milestones in the development and evolution of the field of public health with both US and international examples
  • Apply interdisciplinary approaches and methodologies to explore biological, social, environmental, and structural aspects of health
  • Compare health systems and policy in high-, middle-, and low-income countries
  • Apply concepts of public health promotion and disease and injury prevention to engage in collaborative and culturally-relevant public health activities that, in turn, promote social justice
  • Connect public health concepts to disciplinary training in the field of communicative sciences and disorders
  • Describe basic human communication and swallowing processes, including their biological, neurological, and acoustic bases in children and adults
  • Explain the development of speech and language skills, including cultural influences on basic human communication and changes across the lifespan
  • Discuss principles and methods of prevention, assessment, and intervention for individuals with communication disorders

Career opportunities

This Global Public Health and Communicative Sciences and Disorders BSc program from New York University is appropriate for students considering careers and/or further study in communicative sciences and disorders, public health, or public administration. You will be well positioned to pursue entry-level roles in government, nonprofits, consulting, schools, advocacy organizations, and international health services and programs. Possible positions include:

  • Health educator
  • Community outreach worker
  • Health communications/marketing writer
  • Research assistant
  • Peace Corps or AmeriCorps volunteer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health & Society in a Global World
  • Biostatistics for Public Health
  • Epidemiology for Global Health
  • Health Policy in a Global World
  • The Talking Brain: Typical and Disordered Communication
  • Science of Language
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism
  • Neuroanatomy and Physiology of Communication
  • Phonetics and Phonemics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official score reports (see NYU’s standardized testing requirements).
  • An audition or portfolio for specific artistic program applicants to the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development and Tisch School of the Arts. 
  • English language testing if you have not completed at least 3 years of study where English is the sole language of instruction and English is not your native language.
  • Official transcripts of all college work that you have received academic credit for.
  • The Common Application Mid Year Report with updated transcript. 

Tuition Fee

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    58168 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 58168 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    58168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58168 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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