Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

School of Health and Human Sciences

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is designed for advanced study in communication sciences and disorders, intersecting disciplines, and development of research and teaching strategies. The PhD is a post master’s research degree.  Part and full time study is available and can take from four to seven years to complete. Full time study can be completed between three to five years. Typically, part time study is completed between five to seven years. The university’s time limit for completion of doctoral study is seven years, but both routes are estimated to be completed within a shorter amount of time.

  • Full time: 3-4 courses per term with Graduate Assistantships and stipends available
  • Part-time: 1-2 courses per term