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Students in Penn State’s Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate program have a truly unique opportunity to work with world-renowned researchers and faculty members in an active research environment.

As a graduate student, you’ll gain firsthand experience in conducting groundbreaking research, working with participants, collecting data, listening to data samples, and assisting with coding, conducting data analyses, publishing papers, and presenting your findings at academic conferences.

In keeping with our innovative and interdisciplinary mission in Communication Sciences and Disorders, the research possibilities here are extensive and diverse, including initiatives with the department’s internationally recognized Augmentative and Alternative Communication Group, led by esteemed researcher and Distinguished Professor Dr. Janice Light.

View current active projects.