Considering and Preparing for a PhD
Considering a PhD
Report of the 2008 Joint Ad Hoc Committee on PhD Shortages in Communication Sciences and Disorders [PDF]
This 2008 report on the status and future plans for addressing the PhD shortage in the discipline features an Executive Summary, a report of outcomes and impact achieved to date, and a 2009–2011 strategic plan.
Thinking About a PhD? Frequently Asked Questions
Get answers to questions you may have about pursuing a PhD.
"Thinking About a PhD?" Presentations by Melanie Schuele and Sid Bacon
Right-click the link below and use "save as" to use this file on a Windows-based computer, or press the "Apple key + s" to save for Mac computers.
Funding Your Education
Preparing for a PhD
Preparation for the Research Doctoral Degree
Doctoral study is viewed as a time to learn scientific principles and methods for conducting research. Learn about choosing a doctoral program, developing a plan of study, selecting a mentor, and establishing a research focus.
Get on the MARC
Take aim of your career in higher ed! Join the Mentoring Academic-Research Careers (MARC) program and experience the power of passionate mentoring. The MARC program is designed specifically for PhD students and new faculty members.
Locating a PhD Program
Doctoral Programs in Communications Sciences and Disorders
Go to EDFIND and search for "Doctoral Programs." As you input your desired program characteristics, select "Research Doctorate" as the doctoral degree type.