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.

PhD

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