Communication Sciences and Disorders, Ph.D.


This program is no longer accepting new students. Please explore UNCG’s other academic programs.

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.

Program Distinctions

  • 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

After Graduation

Graduates are well-prepared for successful academic and research careers.

Program Details

Degree Type: Doctoral

College/School: School of Health and Human Sciences

Program Type: Majors & Concentrations

Class Type: In Person

Contact Us

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