Communication Disorders and Sciences: MA, MS, PhD

Communication Disorders and Sciences: MA, MS

Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

Communication Disorders and Sciences


PROGRAM LEVEL

Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MS)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

College of Education




FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: January 15


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

1.7 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The Communication Disorders and Sciences (CDS) master’s degree is designed to prepare graduates to make significant contributions as speech-language pathologists. The program provides students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary for work with individuals who have cognitive-communicative and swallowing challenges and who represent all ages and diverse social, cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Students are trained through didactic classroom instruction integrated with supervised client experiences in our HEDCO clinic and in a diverse range of community placements.

Program Prerequisites

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. This program has two separate applications, the University of Oregon application and a department application. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • GRE (UO Institution Code: 4846)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcripts for all college credits earned including AP, Community College, and Dual-Enrollment
  • Writing Sample

Optional

  • Letter of Intent

Not Required

  • GMAT

Apply Through Department


Communication Disorders and Sciences: PhD

Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

Communication Disorders and Sciences


PROGRAM LEVEL

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

College of Education




FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: January 15
Summer Term: January 15

This program may accept applications after the posted deadline on a space-available basis. Refer to the program’s website for more details.


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

5.2 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The communication disorders and sciences (CDS) doctoral degree program prepares graduates to assume academic and leadership roles in institutions of higher education, as well as in research and practice agencies.

Students are trained to conduct impactful research in the field of communication science disorders as well as trained in providing academic and clinical teaching.

The program's goal is to instill in each student the capacity for rigorous scholarship, independent judgment, and academic excellence. PhD training is embedded in a climate designed to instill social justice and inclusion.

Students traditionally begin fall term, however, applications may be considered throughout the year and it may be possible to start any term depending on availability and funding opportunities.

Program Prerequisites

With only a few exceptions, most PhD students have worked in the field of communication disorders and sciences and hold their clinical licensure in this area.

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • CV
  • GRE (UO Institution Code: 4846)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Optional

  • Contact a UO faculty member in area of specialization prior to applying

Not Required

  • GMAT

Apply Through Department