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Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor's Degree (B.S., B.A.) in Communication Disorders, or have completed post baccalaureate credits for all lower and upper division requirements in the undergraduate major
  • An overall minimum GPA of 3.0 is required in order to apply
  • Three letters of recommendation: Two from faculty members and one from a professional
  • Personal interview
  • Writing sample/essay
  • Completion of Basic Science Requirements in  in biological sciences, physical sciences, statistics and the social/behavioral sciences as required by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) 2014 Standard IV-A
  • Students selected for admission will be required to also submit the following before they can begin the program: 1) evidence of a passing score on the Basic Skills Requirement for the Preliminary Speech Language Services Credential and, 2) LiveScan (Certificate of Clearance)
  • English Language Proficiency

Please also review this handout describing the eligibility requirements and essential functions for the Master of Science in Communication Disorders program.

Application Procedures

Procedures for submitting applications for the graduate program will be announced when the program has achieved Candidacy status. Depending on timelines, the program may utilize the CSDCAS system used nationwide and this will also be announced.

Tuition and Fees

  • Graduate Admissions Application Fee: $45
  • Cost per unit: $800
  • Additional program specific fees may apply: $245
  • Calipso: One time student fee of $85.00 for an account during the program.
  • Scholarships: Scholarship awards by the College of Health Science vary each year.  Please contact the College of Health Science office for more details.