University of Tennessee

College of Allied Health Sciences

Ph.D. Speech and Hearing Science


1618 Cumberland Ave.

College of Social Work Henson Hall

Knoxville, TN 37996

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. Speech and Hearing Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The degree program is research oriented with primary emphasis on processes involved in normal, or disordered speech, language and hearing. Students will be expected to demonstrate their knowledge in areas related to the concentrated field of study. These areas include: Basic speech, hearing, or language processes; Basic speech, hearing, or language disorders or differences; Related disciplines providing insight into human communication processes;


Our graduate programs in audiology and speech pathology are accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Pathology. The Department's standard for excellence has been consistently affirmed by our graduates, who continue to hold prestigious positions in all areas of our field. We are extremely proud of their achievements as clinicians, educators, and researchers. We feel confident that our program provides the foundation necessary for success.

International Student Requirements:

For international students, the TOEFL is required with a paper based minimum score of 550 or a computer based minimum score of 213.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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