Doctor of Clinical Science (CScD) in Medical Speech-Language Pathology


The Doctor of Clinical Science (CScD) in Medical Speech-Language Pathology is an advanced clinical program recommended to candidates seeking “state-of-the-science” information and clinical skills.

The program is three years and requires clinical practice and simultaneous study beyond the entry level master’s degree.

The program is designed for SLPs working with medically fragile patients (and their families) across the lifespan in a range of settings including but not limited to acute hospitals, specialized pediatric or adult institutes, and community based practices.

Graduates of this program will be prepared for interprofessional practice, leadership, and excellence in clinical practice in the medical setting, as well as clinical faculty positions.


Program Handbook

CScD Medical Speech-Language Pathology Years 3-5 Handbook

For more information, please contact our Department.


Phone: (412) 383-6540

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