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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Who Should Consider

Currently Employed Speech-Language Pathologists

SLPs throughout the country or the world are encouraged to apply to the PhD-SLP program! Central New York is a wonderful place to live, work, and earn a degree!
SLPs who work in the Central New York region are also encouraged to apply to the PhD-SLP program. Full-time enrollment in the PhD program is required for at least one year. Financial support is prioritized for full-time students.

Candidates from Related Academic Fields

Do you have a degree in Linguistics, Neuroscience, Psychology, Education, Engineering, or another related field? A PhD may be a way to apply your background to communication disorders, and you are encouraged to speak with our faculty to learn more.

Masters Students in Speech-Language Pathology

Students who are finishing their Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology (both at Syracuse University and at other institutions) may apply for the PhD in SLP program. Students with a Masters in SLP who wish to complete their Clinical Fellowship during their time as a PhD student can be granted the opportunity to do so either through the Gebbie Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic or through connections with local agencies. However, this will extend the duration of the PhD program.