For the EdS in Education (Communication Sciences and Disorders)
Admission procedures require:
- A master's degree in speech-language pathology or a related field
- At least three years working experience since the master's degree was awarded
- Submission of all application materials
Initial Admission Requirements
While completing the Graduate School application, please be sure to attach the following required materials for Communication Sciences and Disorders:
- Official GRE scores
- Unofficial transcripts
- Three letters of recommendation
In addition to the Graduate School application, students must also submit an application to the department. Please upload the following items into the departmental application:
- Statement of purpose
A statement of your professional experience and career goals, not to exceed two single-spaced typed pages.
CSSE Graduate Application
Potential students who are interested in participating in the PIPs Project, a joint effort between the Communication Sciences and Disorders program and the Special Education B-K program that provides interdisciplinary training to support young children with high intensity needs across a variety of settings, can apply for funding.
Apply for Funding
Final Admission Requirements
Interviews: After completing the initial admission requirements (see above), the applicant will be contacted by the department with names of potential faculty members with whom they may interview. An interview is required and it is the applicant's responsibility to schedule interviews.
Admissions decisions will be based on the faculty's evaluation of undergraduate and graduate GPA, GRE (and TOEFL where relevant) scores, quality of essay, letters of recommendations, resumé, and interview(s).
The program faculty will review applications on an ongoing basis. Final acceptance into the program requires agreement by a faculty member to be the applicant's major professor.