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Find us on FacebookThe Communication Sciences and Disorders Department has over 250 undergraduate majors, 100 graduate students, and a faculty and staff of 30. Students in the Department hail from all over the nation. Upon leaving the University, our graduates enter the clinical, teaching, and research fields throughout the United States.

UT Austin alumni with a degree in a field other than CSD, and those who graduated from another institution and have never attended UT Austin, will need to apply to enroll as CSD Non-degree seekers in order to take the prerequisites required of successful Master's and AuD candidates. 

Doctoral students in Communication Sciences and Disorders prepare for academic, teaching and research careers, investigating human communication mechanisms, processes, and disorders.

Prospective students are welcome to come meet with CSD faculty, staff and current graduate students to learn more about the MA and AuD programs in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Moody College of Communication and The University of Texas at Austin.

When applying for admission to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, please remember that you must first apply at ApplyTexas

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Speech-language pathology, in its broadest sense, is concerned with research, assessment, and treatment of speech and language disorders.

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The Doctor of Audiology (AuD) consists of a minimum of 105 semester credit hours beyond the bachelor's level. The degree program focuses on academic and clinical education for those entering the profession of audiology.

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The doctoral program in Communication Sciences and Disorders is an individualized interdisciplinary course of study aimed at developing professionals capable of leadership roles in research, teaching, and professional service.

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The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has a variety of resources that are available to graduate students, including the Child Language Analysis Lab, the CSD Computer Lab, Specialized Teaching Labs and more.

Data from recent graduates of the program in audiology or speech-language pathology at UT-Austin.

Departmental fellowships and assistantships (teaching, research) are available on a competitive basis. All admitted students are considered. No special application is required for fellowships, and a simple form is required to submit for a TA or RA position. Special funding is available for students interested in bilingual/multicultural speech-language pathology certificate.

For Courses offered Spring 2012Fall 2011, and earlier.