PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Molloy University is excited to announce the opening of its PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The aim of our PhD program is to cultivate future academic and clinical leaders who seek to advance the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) through research and teaching. Our PhD program caters to students with diverse backgrounds, clinical and scientific disciplines, with an emphasis on Communication Sciences and Disorders. 

PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders Offers a Special Focus In:

  • Discovery - Contributing to the knowledge base of CSD
  • Integration - Enhancing interdisciplinary understanding through research
  • Application - Using research to transform the theoretical and clinical needs for CSD
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) - Mentoring, educating and disseminating scientific information to future professionals and the public

Successful Candidates Will Be Able To:

  • Conduct basic and applied research methodology
  • Engage in interdisciplinary research and education
  • Bridge theory and clinical application
  • Educate undergraduate and graduate level CSD students in their pursuit in becoming clinicians and researchers
  • Present and disseminate CSD research to the community at large

Two Entry Points

  • BS to PhD: 55+ credits
  • MS to PhD: 40+ credits

Meet the Demand for Doctoral Level Clinicians!

Candidates can expect to find successful roles upon obtaining their PhD in the following settings:

  • Tenure track teaching and research positions in university settings
  • Roles in Applied Research serving both private and public industries and organizations
  • Clinical Leadership Positions