Communication Sciences and Disorders

Degree Types: PhD

Graduate study in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders draws from the fields of neuroscience, psychology, medicine, linguistics, and education to provide students with thorough knowledge of the science of speech, language, hearing and learning. The PhD degree integrates the interests of students and faculty in the design of an individualized plan of study to prepare students for careers in research or academia.

Professional preparation can include clinical work with department faculty. The clinics offer comprehensive evaluation and treatment services to a large and diverse clientele representing individuals of all ages. Clinical education can include placements in medical centers, veterans' hospitals, children's hospitals, private practices, schools, industrial centers, and community health care agencies.

See Communication Sciences and Disorders Degree Requirements for specific classes and procedures needed to complete this program.

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