Communication Sciences and Disorders (Ph.D.)

As of Fall 2018 this program is no longer available/admitting students.

Program Requirements

Academic Core
CSND 577Scientific and Professional Writing3
CSND 702Clinical Instrumentation3
CSND 703Biomedical Ethics2
CSND 801Advanced Scientific and Professional Writing3
CSND 809Speech Perception3
CSND 834Seminar in University Teaching1
CSND 835Practicum in University Teaching2
CSND 534Speech and Hearing Science3
or CSND 602 Hearing and Speech Science
Research Experience
CSND 750Research Methods3
STAT 600Statistical Methods for Research Workers I3
STAT 601Statistical Methods for Research Workers II3
Select one of the following:3
Applied Statistics
Statistical Theory I
Statistical Theory II
Statistical Computing
Practicum in Statistics I
Non-Parametric Statistics
Design and Analysis of Experiments
Applied Regression Analysis
Sampling Techniques
Intermediate Statistics Methods
Statistical Data Mining I
Statistical Data Mining II
Statistical Consulting
Topics in Statistics
Research Methods in Statistical Science
Biostatistics I
Biostatistics II
Introduction to Stochastic Processes
Advanced Topics in Statistics
Multivariate Analysis
Practicum in Statistics II
Advanced Statistical Methods
Independent Study in Statistics
Complete for a total of 8 credits8
Directed Readings
Select 26 credits from the list by advisement (see below)26
Dissertation Advisement
CSND 900Dissertation Advisement12
Qualifying Portfolio/Excam/Assessment
Successfully complete the qualifying portfolio, examination or assessment requirement.
Admission to Candidacy
Following completion of pre-dissertation research courses and qualifying exam, you may be admitted to candidacy.
Dissertation Requirement
Complete a dissertation in accordance with Graduate School and doctoral program requirements.
Total Credits78


CSND 500Language Assessment3
CSND 511Language Disorders of Adults I3
CSND 514Communication Disorders of Aged2
CSND 515Voice Disorders3
CSND 517Phonological and Articulation Disorders3
CSND 518Language Disorders of Adults II3
CSND 523Educational Audiology3
CSND 524Evaluation and Treatment of Swallowing Disorders3
CSND 525Motor Speech Disorders3
CSND 544Diagnostic Procedures in Audiology I3
CSND 545Diagnostic Procedures in Audiology II3
CSND 546Diagnostic Procedures in Audiology III3
CSND 576Aural Rehabilitation Across the Lifespan3
CSND 580Aural Rehabilitation for Adults3
CSND 581Pediatric Aural (Re)Habilitation3
CSND 583Language Disorders of Children3
CSND 584Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Disorders2-3
CSND 585Fluency Disorders2-3
CSND 587Language Disorders in School Age Children3
CSND 594Independent Study1-3
CSND 598Problems and Issues in Communication Disorders1-3
CSND 601Auditory Processing Disorders3
CSND 620Pediatric Audiology3
CSND 621Implantable Devices for the Remediation of Hearing Loss3
CSND 671Special Topics in Audiology1-3
CSND 701Auditory Anatomy and Physiology3
CSND 705Community and Industrial Audiology2
CSND 706Advanced Amplification Technology2
CSND 707Basic Medical Audiology: Genetics and Pathology3
CSND 708Psychoacoustics I3
CSND 709Laboratory for Psychoacoustics I1
CSND 722Advanced Auditory Potentials3
CSND 807Advanced Medical Audiology3
CSND 808Psychoacoustics II3
CSND 819Laboratory for Psychoacoustics II1
CSND 836Practicum in Clinical Preceptorship2
CSND 837Seminar in Clinical Preceptorship1