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Graduate Programs

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Our programs provide a small faculty-student ratio and academic and clinical opportunities.

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The graduate programs in audiology and speech-language pathology provide broad-based academic, clinical and research preparation to prepare professionals in the two disciplines.

Degrees

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Speech-Language Pathology

A two-year, post baccalaureate program consisting of coursework and on-site clinical practica, followed by two semesters of full-time, external internship placements.

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Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.)

Provides students with the scientific and clinical knowledge and skills needed for the practice of audiology in an environment that values teaching and clinical excellence and mentorship.

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Admission Requirements

Applicants must complete the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS) Online Application. For more detailed admission requirements, please refer to Communication Sciences and Disorders in the current graduate catalog. Additional requirements exist for international applicants. For more information, visit International Admission Requirements. For additional details about the graduate communication and disorders programs, contact Graduate Admissions at 605-658-6200 or email gradadmissions@usd.edu

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