Communication Sciences and Disorders (IDEALL), Ph.D.


The Inter-Institutional Distance Education Agreement for Learning and Leadership in Communication Sciences and Disorders (IDEALL CSD) Ph.D. extends the UNCG CSD Ph.D. program to part-time doctoral students living in the western region of North Carolina. The degree prepares those who pursue careers in higher education for research careers in the academy and other settings.

The IDEALL CSD program prepares both UNCG and WCU graduates to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of research and clinical supervision delivery as they create new knowledge. The educational objective of IDEALL CSD is to train teachers, scholars, and professional leaders. This objective is achieved by providing an innovative, responsive, high-quality, and accessible course of study to part-time CSD doctoral students who have demonstrated excellent academic achievement in CSD or closely related disciplines.

The Student Experience

  • Students are paired with a doctoral mentor and interact with CSD doctoral faculty as well as doctoral faculty in related disciplines in order to receive:
    • Mentoring in basic or applied research and grant writing.
    • Instruction in teaching and supervised teaching experience.

After Graduation

Graduates are well-prepared for academic and research careers.

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Program Details

Degree Type: Doctoral

College/School: School of Health and Human Sciences

Program Type: Major

Class Type: Hybrid

Contact Us

Kristine Lundgren, Sc.D
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Study
Ferguson Building
524 Highland Ave
Greensboro, NC 27412
(336) 334-5184