Hearing and Speech Sciences

Program Code:     HESP
Degree: Ph.D.
School:  Behavioral/Social Sciences
General Requirements: Statement of Purpose
  TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
Program-Specific Requirements: Letters of Recommendation (3)
  Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  Supplemental Application
  Writing Sample*
Application Deadlines: January 5 (Fall domestic/international)**
Contact Program: www.hesp.umd.edu/landing/Graduate

*Writing Sample should be recent, 5-10-page scholarly writing, such as a first-authored peer-reviewed publication or other scholarly assignment – uploaded to the Uploads Requirements section of the application.

**Applicants interested in pursuing an integrated research-clinical doctorate in speech-language pathology (M.A./Ph.D.) should apply to the Ph.D. program and indicate their intention in the Statement of Purpose. Applicants interested in pursuing the dual-degree path in Audiology (Au.D.-Ph.D.) should apply to the Au.D  and indicate their intention in the Statement of Purpose. Students may enter the Ph.D track towards the end of their 2nd year, pending decision of the departmental admissions committee.