Application Requirements

CSDCAS​CSDCAS​​​​​Application Checklist (Scroll down to take action on each of these items.)

  • Application Deadline - 1/15/2016
  • Apply "Only" to CSDCAS (Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service).  Do not apply to CMU's College of Graduate Studies.
  • CSDCAS 2016 Portal Launch Date:  9/17/2015 - around Noon EST
  • Supplemental Application and Fee
  • GRE Code
  • Foreign Evaluation Agencies Accepted:  ECE, WES, Josef Silney and Associates, Inc.  Course-by-course evaluations are required.
  • I-20
Contact our Admissions Office with any questions or concerns at:    or 989-774-1730

 1.  Application Deadline

The application deadline for our Fall 2016 AuD Program is January 15, 2016.

ALL applicants must apply ONLY to CSDCAS​, an online application service.  Do not apply to CMU's College of Graduate Studies.  The CSDCAS student portal launch date is 9/17/2015 (around Noon EST) for the 2016 application cycle.  If you start the process prior to the launch date, your information will be deleted when they update the portal for the 2016 application cycle.  Three letters of recommendation are required.  Two of the three letters of recommendation must come from CDO faculty.  We do not require a program-specific essay.  However, you must complete the personal essay required in the CSDCAS application.  Note:  Since this is a "new application format" for CSDCAS, all reapplies will have to reenter all their data.  Nothing will be transferred from the 2015 application cycle.      

2.  Supplemental Application and Fee 

ALL applicants must submit our Supplemental Application and Fee - click here to download and complete the application on your computer, as it will automatically calculate your major GPA.  Any spreadsheet submitted by hand will be returned to the applicant.  Fee and mailing instructions are noted on the last page of the spreadsheet.   

3.  Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

ALL applicants are required to take the GRE, and your scores must be sent direclty from ETS to CSDCAS, as we no longer accept paper copies.  To submit your GRE scores electronically, provide ETS with CMU's code: 0742 Central MI U CSDCAS.

No other test scores are accepted in lieu of the GRE.  Any applicant with GRE scores five years or older must retake the exam.

Visit the GRE web site for more information.

4.  ECE, WES, or Josef Silney and Associates, Inc. Requirements

Coursework taken at international institutions (from non-English speaking countries) must be evaluated by ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.), WES (World Education Services), or Josef Silney and Associates, Inc. Official transcripts and an official course-by-course evaluation must be sent from the service directly to CSDCAS and to the College of Health Professions, CHP Admissions Office, HPB 1212, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859. Canadian students are exempt from this requirement.

5.  TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

All prospective students who are not citizens of a TOEFL-exempt country must submit a satisfactory test score on the TOEFL or IELTS. Score requirements: 79 or 6.5 on the TOEFL/IELTS for regular admission, 61-78 or 5.5 and 6.0 for conditional admission. For more information on TOEFL requirements, please reference Graduate Bulletin.

6  I-20

All internaional students are required to submit to CMU an I-20 Affidavit/Statement of Support form, along with evidence of financial support.  Contact the College of Graduate Studies for more information. Note:  I-20 information is not required at the time of application; however, if you are offered a position in the program and you accept the offer, you will then have to provide your I-20 documentation.