The Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences (PACS) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis offers exceptional graduate education in one of the oldest and most respected centers for education, clinical care and research in hearing disorders, balance, and language.
- Doctor of Audiology (AuD): prepares students as clinical audiologists
- Master of Science in Deaf Education (MSDE): prepares students as teachers of children who are deaf or hard of hearing
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD): prepares students for academic and research careers in speech and hearing sciences
A Minor in Speech and Hearing Sciences also is available to qualified undergraduate students through the Washington University in St. Louis College of Arts & Sciences.
Please visit our Scholarships and Financial Assistance page for more information on funding options.
We invite you to become a part of our extraordinary community of educators, scholars and clinicians.
The program’s depth and breadth offers outstanding learning opportunities in all areas of audiology and communication sciences. The program excels at providing the people and resources each student needs to pursue his or her individual interests to the fullest.
– Michael Valente, PhD
Professor of otolaryngology and of audiology and communication sciences