Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders

The CSD Ph.D. program centers on God and our faith mission as scientists, clinical scientists, and educators.  Our aim is to mentor servant leaders in research and education in communication sciences and disorders.

The mission of the Baylor University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service in the areas of Speech-Language Pathology, Hearing Science, and Deafness.

We aim to create an inter-professional and inter-disciplinary environment for learning, promoting evidence-based practice, and innovative clinical and research endeavors. 

  • Interdisciplinary
  • Flexibility
  • Competitive Assistantships – Annual tuition remission and stipend ($22,500)
Emphasis Areas:
  • Child Language and Literacy Disorders
  • Alternative and Augmentative Communication
  • Adult Disorders
  • Voice Disorders
  • Fluency Disorders
  • Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
Baylor's CSD Doctoral Program:
  • Has a rigorous curriculum, and yet flexible enough that it can be individualized for each student.
  • Fosters collaboration amongst professionals to seek solutions for the whole person and family of those with communication disorders.
  • Offers excellent research and teaching experiences throughout a student’s program.
Admission Process
CSD Doctoral Coursework