Ph.D. Students Hearing and Speech Sciences University of Maryland

Welcome to our Graduate Programs!

The mission of the Hearing and Speech Sciences Department is to provide state-of-the-art teaching, research, and clinical services in the areas of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. Our department is recognized as one of the top-ranked Graduate Programs by U.S. News and World Report. Our speech-language pathology program is ranked 20th and our audiology program is ranked 17th. Both programs are in the top 10% of graduate programs in the discipline nationwide.

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Prospective Students

Congratulations on considering graduate study in the hearing and speech sciences! After exploring our various graduate programs through the links above, please click through our materials below. These will help you through the application and decision process.

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Current Students

For detailed information about your program, please see the "Program Overviews" above. For clinic information, checklists, planning help, and other information, follow the links below.

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Resources and Opportunities

Below you will find links to a variety of resources for current graduate students in the HESP department.

Doctor of Audiology Graduates of University of Maryland


The 2019 departmental commencement ceremony took place on May 23 in the Memorial Chapel, and the campus-wide commencement took place on May 24.