Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences and Disorders


The PhD program in Communication Sciences and Disorders offers advanced study and research training in speech, language and hearing. Research in the program concerns all aspects of human communication including studies of speech, language and hearing in typical individuals and in those with disorders affecting communication.

Areas of doctoral study include the physiological, neurological and psychological aspects of communication and on identifying, treating and preventing developmental and acquired communication disorders

Career Options

Graduates seek positions in academic, clinical and research settings.

Degree Program

The PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders requires 75 semester credit hours minimum beyond the baccalaureate degree