153
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Communication Science and Disorders is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Audiology
Master of Arts (MA) Speech language pathology
Master of Science (MS) Speech language pathology
Doctor of Audiology (Au D) Audiology
Doctor of Clinical Science (CScD) Medical speech language pathology
Master of Arts (MA) Audiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Communication science and disorders

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 66
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

468
Applied
208
Accepted
82
Enrolled
44%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

153
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.61%
Black or African American 0.65%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.65%
Two or more races 0.65%
Unknown 4.58%

Gender

Male (6%)
Female (93%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time (12)
Part-time (8)
Male (5)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cognition and learning; sensation and perception; structure and movement; service delivery and outcomes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,129,998

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Cheryl Messick
Interim Chair/Director of Clinical Education/Professor
Email: cmessick@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-383-6547