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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.


ASHA Reaccreditation Site Visit and Public Comments

Public Meeting: Thursday, June 25 | 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Callier Dallas Room B108 | video-linked to Callier Richardson Room 3.651

The Master of Science degree program in Communication Disorders and the Doctor of Audiology degree program are undergoing an American Speech-Language and Hearing Association re-accreditation site visit on June 25th & 26th. Public comments concerning the programs are invited. A public meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, June 25th, from 4:30 – 5:00 p.m. at the Callier Center – Dallas, room B108 and will be video-linked to Callier Center – Richardson, room 3.651. Interested parties can attend either location to dialogue with site visitors concerning the programs.

Written comments concerning the programs can also be submitted in one of the following ways:

  • MAIL:
    Accreditation Public Comment
    Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
    American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    2200 Research Boulevard, #310
    Rockville, Maryland 20850

  • EMAIL:

  • FAX: 301-296-8570

All written testimony must be signed and include the commentor's name, address, telephone contact information and the commentor's relationship to the program. Written testimony must be submitted 15 days before the site visit.


Program Completion Rate:

 Period Number of Graduates Completed within expected time frame % of Graduates Completed
within expected time frame
 2013 - 2014 8 80
 2012 - 2013 9 100
 2011 - 2012 10 91

PRAXIS Examination Pass Rate:

 Period ETS reported scores Number of Graduates
ETS reported passing
Pass Rate (%)
 2013 - 2014 10 10 100
 2012 - 2013 9 9 100
 2011 - 2012 11 11 100

Employment Rates within One Year of Graduation:

 Period Number of Graduates % of Graduates Reporting Employment
 2013 - 2014 10 100
 2012 - 2013 9 100
 2011 - 2012 11 91