Applications to the Communications Sciences and Disorders graduate program are processed by the College of Graduate and Professional Studies.
DEGREE IN COMMUNICATION SCIENCES & DISORDERS. A minimum GPA of 3.0 overall and 3.0 in all major core courses is required for all applicants holding a baccalaureate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. In addition, the applicant must submit three letters of reference, GRE scores, and a personal essay. Please refer to our MS and MA degree requirements for more information regarding programs of study.
DEGREE IN OTHER FIELD OF STUDY. Applicants who hold a baccalaureate degree in a field other than Communication Sciences and Disorders are encouraged to apply directly to the graduate program. During the first year of the graduate program, the student will complete 29 hours of undergraduate prerequisite coursework prior to transitioning into the graduate sequence. A minimum GPA of 3.0 overall and 3.0 in all major courses in the applicant's field of study is required. In addition, the applicant must submit three letters of reference, GRE scores, and a personal essay. Please refer to the Three-Year Leveling Track for more information regarding program of study.
ASHA Certification Requirements
Although not a requirement for admissions, students must demonstrate knoweldge of the biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, and statistics in order to satisfy criteria for ASHA certification. This coursework must be completed before the student graduates from the Master's program. More information regarding certification standards can be found on the ASHA website.