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.

We are strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in our graduate programs. We welcome and encourage individuals of all cultures, ethnicities, socio-economic backgrounds, and sexual orientations, including individuals with disabilities, to apply to our graduate program.  

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