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Wayne State University

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Detroit, MI

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Overview

Wayne State University / Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Audiology (Au D) Audiology
Master of Arts (MA) Speech-language pathology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Communication disorders and science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 42
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required for some
Written and oral comprehensive examinations

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

309
Applied
54
Accepted
48
Enrolled
17%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, written statement of intent, official transcripts, CSDCAS Centralized Application Service
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, written statement of intent, official transcripts, CSDCAS Centralized Application Service (for audiology applicants)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 620
TOEFL IBT score: 105
IELTS: Recommended
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

118
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.69%
Black or African American 1.69%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.69%
Unknown 3.39%

Gender

Male (3%)
Female (96%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aphasia, stuttering/fluency, speech and auditory genetics, neuroscience, tinnitus
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Margaret Greenwald
Chair
Email: mgreenwald@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-0608

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