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The University of Texas at Dallas

Doctoral Programs

The UT Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders houses state-of-the-art facilities for basic and applied research in the communication sciences and disorders. These include laboratories for the study of child language, autism spectrum disorders, speech production, neurogenic speech and language disorders, cochlear implants and aural habilitation.

Comprehensive clinical services in speech-language pathology and audiology, early childhood education classrooms, and preschool education programs for children with hearing impairment provide readily accessible populations for research.

The doctor of philosophy and doctor of audiology programs within the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at UT Dallas offer students exciting opportunities to become involved in research using resources at the Callier Center.

Outstanding clinical staff play an important role in the mentoring and practical experience made available to students enrolled in the programs.


Doctor of Philosophy

The School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences offers three Ph.D. programs:


Doctor of Audiology

The University of Texas at Dallas Doctor of Audiology Program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA).

U.S. News & World Report ranks the doctor of audiology (Au.D.) program No. 3 in the nation for best graduate program.


Statistics for doctor of audiology program.

2012/2013
100 percent completion rate
100 percent passed the Praxis examination
90 percent employed or continuing education

2011/2012
100 percent completion rate
100 percent passed the Praxis examination
91 percent employed or continuing education

2010/2011
75 percent completion rate
100 percent passed the Praxis Exam
100 percent employed