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Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

The Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences offers a research-based doctoral education to gain understanding of the major issues of human communication and its disorders.
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The Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences offers a research-based doctoral education to gain understanding of the major issues of human communication and its disorders.

Learn more about the Program

Degree Offered

Ph.D. in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Full-time

Admissions Deadlines

January 1 (fall enrollment)
(No spring enrollment)

Contact

Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

+1 212-817-8800 speech@gc.cuny.edu

Upcoming Event

Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Virtual Open House

Friday, August 26, 2022

12:30 pm — 1:30 pm

The Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences prepares scholars and researchers with a capacity to develop broad theoretical and conceptual frameworks to strengthen their understanding of the major issues of human communication and its disorders. We offer our students a strong and multifaceted research-based doctoral education where they will gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to continue learning and growing throughout their professional lives.

Faculty members from CUNY’s senior colleges and the Graduate Center conduct research on varied aspects of speech, language, and hearing processes and disorders. One common theme across projects and laboratories is bilingualism and cross-linguistic studies across the lifespan in typical and clinical populations.

Since its inception in 1965, the program has achieved a reputation for excellence in doctoral program, and has graduated many individuals who have assumed positions of leadership and have contributed significantly to the advancement of knowledge in the processes and disorders of human communication.

Employment Rates of the Alumni of the Ph.D. Program in SLHS

View additional placement information on our Alumni Highlights page.

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We conduct a variety of scientific experiments about speech production, speech perception, language processing, and hearing processing for both children and adults.

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News and Events

Our Research

What research do we do at the Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences PhD Program at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York? How are the other students? What kind of instruments and machines do we use? What is the atmosphere in the program? Watch this video to find out!

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Student Experiences

When asked to write three words that best describe their experience at the Graduate Center, our program’s alumni listed the following words. The result is portrayed here as a word cloud.

Student Testimonials

Recent News

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Upcoming Events

Friday, August 26, 2022

Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Virtual Open House

All students interested in the Ph.D. program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at the CUNY Graduate Center are invited to attend our virtual open house. You will...

12:30 pm — 1:30 pm

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