Ph.D. Concentrations - Neurocommunicative Science

The Ph.D. in CSD with a concentration in Neurocommunicative Science focuses on an array of neurological disorders and their causes, sequellae, characterization, and treatment. Related coursework and research are grounded in clinical, theoretical, and basic science. Our patient-centered and basic research approaches are supported by seven state-of-the-art laboratories, clinic-based research, and eight full-time faculty with expertise in neurocommunicative science.  We are actively recruiting promising students with a variety of backgrounds to apply to our Ph.D. program. Prospective Ph.D. students are encouraged to contact our program director or any faculty with interest areas that overlap your interests.  A brief summary of our areas of expertise includes:

  • Clinical efficacy in infants and toddlers
  • Neurogenic communication disorders
  • Cognitive science and rehabilitation
  • Cognitive/linguistic processing in normal aging and adults with neurological disorders

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