School of Communication

Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Doctoral students in Communication Sciences and Disorders prepare for academic, teaching and research careers, investigating human communication mechanisms, processes, and disorders. You will experience a model research education that provides access to the vast experience of scientists in our department as well as in other departments on the Evanston and Chicago campuses. The program fosters critical thinking and development of programmatic research, and offers experience in technologically advanced research laboratories and clinics with state-of-the-art equipment. Further, research training and center core grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) support the program and these provide opportunities for students to understand the relationship between basic processes and clinical strategies, across the sensory, cognitive and motor domains.

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