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PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders


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

Program Information

School: School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Program: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Catalog page: PhD

PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

GPA: Required

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:

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Richardson, TX 75080-3021

Possible Careers

Professor and researcher in academic settings and research institutions

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.