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University of South Florida

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is located in Tampa, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Communication sciences and disorders Speech-language sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Communication sciences and disorders Neurocommunicative science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Communication sciences and disorders Hearing sciences and audiology
Master of Science (MS) Speech-language pathology
Doctor of Audiology (Au D) Audiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 63
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for MS in speech language pathology and audiology)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

584
Applied
102
Accepted
89
Enrolled
17%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for MS in speech language pathology and audiology)
Master's Degree Requirements Demonstrated competency in communication skills, 3 letters of recommendation, and letter of intent; minimum GPA of 3.2 in upper-division undergraduate course work and resume (for speech language pathology); minimum GPA of 3.0 for last 60 hours of bachelor's degree (for audiology)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 during bachelor's, master's, and/or graduate study (for PhD), 3.0 during last 60 hours of bachelor's degree (for Au!D); three letters of recommendation; letter of intent

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

243
Total Graduate Students
24%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.76%
Black or African American 1.65%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.82%
Unknown 3.7%

Gender

Male (5%)
Female (94%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Auditory perception and intervention; language and literacy; neurophysiology of hearing, speech, and language; adult neurogenics; bilingualism and language variation; language processing and intervention; speech and voice production; speech perception; translational science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,936,789

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
PCD 1017
Tampa, FL  33620
United States
Contact Dr. Jennifer Lister
Interim Chair/Professor
Email: jlister@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-9712
Fax: 813-974-0822