The Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Howard University is designed for advanced study in communication sciences and disorders, intersecting disciplines, and the development of research and teaching strategies. Any applicant with a superior academic record and a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or any international student with equivalent qualifications, is eligible to apply for admission to the doctoral program in Communication Sciences. Application for admission is made to the Graduate School of Howard University. For regular admission as a doctoral student, the applicant must hold the master’s degree and have a graduate cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better.
In addition, applicants must submit the following to the Office of Graduate Admissions, Howard University:
1. A nonrefundable application fee of $75.
2. Statement of Research Interest.
3. Autobiographical Sketch.
4. Official university transcripts from all institutions from which the applicant has received academic credit.
5. Three letters of recommendation, at least two of which should be from persons familiar with the applicant’s academic performance and potential. Applicants to the Ph. D. program should request at least two letters from persons who presently hold the Ph. D. Degree.
6. GRE Scores within the past 5 years. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required; however, the minimum score is considered in relation the applicant’s GPA, letters of recommendation and other admissions documents.
***NOTE TO PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
The Board of Trustees of Howard University on September 24, 1983, adopted the following policy statement regarding applications for admission: "Applicants seeking admission to Howard University are required to submit accurate and complete credentials and accurate and complete information requested by the University. Applicants who fail to do so shall be denied admission. Enrolled students who as applicants failed to submit accurate and complete credentials or accurate and complete information on their application for admission shall be subject to dismissal when the same is made known, regardless of classification.
*** All credentials must be sent to: Howard University Graduate School Office of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions 2400 Sixth Street NW Washington, D.C. 20059