The Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences and Disorders is designed for advanced study, with an emphasis on the development of research and teaching skills. The Ph.D. is a post master’s research degree, which requires 63 credit hours. Part- and full-time study is available and can take from four to seven years to complete.
- Part-time options
- Online options
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.
- Students may enroll for part-time or full-time study at the UNCG campus. Full-time study can be completed in three to five years. Typically, part-time study is completed in five to seven years.
- Full-time: 3-4 courses per semester
- Part-time: 1-2 courses per semester
Graduates are well-prepared for successful academic and research careers.
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