The School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences offers graduate preparation at the Masters and Doctoral levels designed to meet the needs of students with both research and professional objectives. With instruction and mentoring from internationally recognized faculty, the School’s programs emphasize interdisciplinary training coupled with opportunities for intensive research and clinical supervision. The School’s degree programs draw upon three clusters of expertise in the School: Communication Sciences and Disorders, Cognition and Neuroscience, and Psychological Sciences. The Callier Center for Communication Disorders-Dallas and Callier-Richardson, large comprehensive clinical and research centers, as well as other interdisciplinary Centers on and off campus further enrich the training of students.

The programs in the School include masters training in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience, Communication Disorders, and Human Development and Early Childhood Disorders. Doctoral training is provided in the professional doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) and the Ph.D.’s in Cognition and Neuroscience, Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Psychological Sciences.  The School also offers a certificate program for graduate students with interests in Evaluation Research.


Master of Science in Applied Cognition and Neurosciences
Master of Science in Communication Disorders
Master of Science in Human Development and Early Childhood Disorders

Doctor of Audiology
Doctor of Philosophy in Cognition and Neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychological Sciences

Certificate in Evaluation Research