Communication Sciences - MS

Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services

About This Degree

The primary goal of the new program is to provide students with a comprehensive and well-rounded background in the basic research pertaining to the nature of communication, as well as applied research related to the efficacy of diagnostic and treatment procedures for individuals with communication disorders.

What You Will Learn

Students will apply critical theories and discoveries in the areas of speech science, language science, hearing science, and neuroscience to unanswered questions about normal and disordered processes underlying hearing, speech and language disorders across the lifespan through a core set of graduate courses, advanced electives, and laboratory experiences.

Career And Outcomes

Career Opportunities

This non-clinical degree is designed as a preparation program for the interdisciplinary doctoral program in disability disciplines or neuroscience. It is for those students who are interested in communication disorders research, not a clinical profession. 

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Admission Requirements

Complete the online application through the School of Graduate Studies. Application deadline is January 15. Applicants are encouraged to contact potential faculty mentors prior to application.


The department has the following application deadline for students wishing to receive funding:

Fall semester – January 15

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