Ph.D. in Audiology

Program of Study

 

ASL Requirements

 

Students entering the Ph.D. program from Gallaudet's Au.D. or SLP program are expected to be continuously enrolled in ASL classes at Gallaudet until they have successfully completed PST 304. Students entering the Ph.D. program from non-Gallaudet programs, who have limited sign language skills, are expected to be continuously enrolled in ASL classes at Gallaudet until they have successfully completed PST 304. In addition, all Ph.D. students are required to complete the clinical sign sequence in the HSLS Department.

 

Year I – Fall

 

GPS 700 Culture and Language Seminar (1)
PST ASL (3) American Sign Language (no credit)
EDF 801 Principles of Statistics I (3)
HSL 891 Ph.D. Professional Issues Seminar I (1)
HSL 893 Seminar in University Instruction and Supervision (3)
Cognate coursework (3)

 

Total Credits: 11 (excluding ASL)

 

Year I – Spring

 

EDF 802 Principles of Statistics II (3)
PST ASL (3) (no credit)
HSL 892 Ph.D. Professional Issues Seminar II (1)
HSL 894 Seminar in Higher Education Publishing, Grant Writing and Presentation Skills (3)
Cognate coursework (3)

 

Total Credits: 10 (excluding ASL)

Qualifying Examination at end of semester

 

Year I – Summer

 

Cognate coursework (6)

 

Total Credits: 6

 

Year II – Fall

EDF 810 Advanced Research Design I (3)
HSL 888 Advanced Topics in Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences (3)
PST ASL (3) (No Credit)
Cognate coursework (3)
Dissertation (1)

 

Total Credits: 10 (excluding ASL)

 

Year II – Spring

 

EDF 811 Advanced Research Design II (3) or EDF 812 Qualitative Research Methods (3)
HSL 889 Advanced Topics in Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences (3)
PST ASL (3) (No Credit)
Cognate coursework (3)
Dissertation (1)

 

Total Credits:10 (excluding ASL)

 

Year II – Summer

 

HSL 897 Ph.D. Internship (4-6)
HSL 900 Dissertation (2)

 

Total Credits: 6-8

Comprehensive (Candidacy) Exam at end of the semester

 

Year III – Fall

 

HSL 896 Practicum in University Instruction (2-3)
HSL 900 Dissertation Research (proposal expected) (7)
PST ASL (3) (No Credit)

 

Comprehensive Exam before proposal defense

Total Credits: 9-10 (excluding ASL)

 

Year III – Spring

 

HSL 900 Dissertation Research (1-3 credits)

 

61-64 Credits Total

Additional Requirements for the Ph.D. Program

 

There is a 2-year Ph.D. program residency requirement. The comprehensive examination must be successfully completed. All dissertation requirements must be completed and the dissertation must be successfully defended.