PhD Curricular Requirements

To be completed before the Qualifying Exam

Minimum 15 credit hours in the department of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences

Minimum 15 credit hours in related course work outside the department

Minimum 15 credit hours of Research Tools

  • Minimum of 6 credit hours of statistics
  • Minimum of 6 credit hours in Research Design, Grant Writing, and Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Minimum 3 credit hours of Supervised Research (often used for the lab rotation)

Required Additional Coursework

  • SPA 6930 Proseminar, taken the first fall of the program (1 credit)
  • SPA 6940 Supervised Teaching (3-5 credits)
  • Introduction to Public Health for Health Professions (0 credits) online course required of all graduate students in the College of Public Health and Health Professions.
  • PHC 6001  Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health (3 credits)