What to Expect
As a PhD candidate in our program, you’ll prepare for a successful career as an independent researcher in communication sciences—specializing in speech, language, swallowing, hearing and more. You’ll gain hands-on research experience as you build your expertise across a broad range of research methods.
You’ll graduate from Case Western Reserve prepared to be a leader, mentor and teacher in the communication sciences field. And, you’ll join an alumni base of graduates who have secured faculty positions at major colleges and universities, where they’ve successfully secured research grants and conducted groundbreaking research. Many of our alumni have served as department chairs, deans and presidents of national associations.