Communication Sciences and Disorders Degree Requirements

The following requirements are in addition to, or further elaborate upon, those requirements outlined in The Graduate School Policy Guide.


Courses Units
Advanced statistics 2
Scientific writing 1
Research ethics 1
Research methods 1
Professional development seminars 1
Research seminars 3
Content area courses 2
Electives 6 - 10
Total required units: 18 - 22

Other PhD Degree Requirements

  • Research/Projects: three research laboratory rotations/directed readings; one qualifying research project and defense
  • PhD Dissertation: clinical or basic research project in communication sciences and disorders
  • Final Evaluations: dissertation defense