The PhD in communication sciences and disorders degree program involves high-level study of the processes and disorders of speech, language and hearing. Students have a wealth of research opportunities in laboratories, clinics and schools both on campus and in the community. Major research areas and core strengths within the program include:
- Hearing Science
- Language Science
- Speech Science
School: School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Program: Communication Sciences and Disorders
Catalog page: PhD
Test score required: Yes
GRE scores required
Letters of recommendation: 3
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the completed Request for Recommendation form. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.
Admissions essay required: Yes
Deadlines: Applications for admission are due Dec. 1. Students are accepted for the fall semester only.
Other application requirements:
800 W. Campbell Road GR41
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
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