Application Requirements

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

  • Application Deadline
  • Apply "Only" to CSDCAS (Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service).  Do not apply to CMU's College of Graduate Studies.
  • Supplemental Fee/Form
  • GRE
  • International Application Requirements
  • ECE, WES, Josef Silney and Associates, Inc. (Course-by-Course Evaluation)
  • I-20
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 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 will be posted once it set 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, and 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.        

2.  Supplemental Fee/Form

ALL applicants must submit our Supplemental Fee/Form - click here to download and complete the form.  Fee and mailing instructions are noted on the form.

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.