Curriculum and Degree Information

The doctoral program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences is designed to prepare scholars and researchers with a capacity to develop broad theoretical and conceptual frameworks that will enable them to strengthen their understanding of the major issues embodied in this field. Although programs of study are individualized to meet each student’s academic and career objectives, it is the philosophy of the faculty that the discipline is a unified one, which encompasses all areas of speech, language, and hearing. Thus, academic programming requires a basic understanding across fields of specialization that will enable students to apply their knowledge and skills to sub-specializations and to related disciplines. The various academic and research opportunities provided by the program are relevant to the students’ total preparation in the field and students are expected to participate in many diverse learning experiences regardless of their particular interests or career goals.

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