Application Requirements

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

  • Application Deadline
  • Apply via Centralized Application Service for Speech-Language Pathology (CSDCAS)
  • CMU Supplemental Fee/Form
  • GRE Scores
  • International Application Requirements
    • ECE, WES, Josef Silney and Assoicates, Inc. (Course-by-Course Evaluation)
    • TOEFL
    • 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 2015 SLP Program is January 15, 2015.

ALL applicants must apply using CSDCAS, an online application service. The student portal will launch September 2014 for the 2015  application cycle.  Note: Three letters of recommendation are required, and two of the three letters required must come from CDO faculty.   Also, we do not require a personal statement nor a program-specific essay.​

2.  Supplemental Application & Fee

ALL applicants are required to submit a Supplemental Fee/Form.   The link to the form/fee instructions will be available once the launch date is set.

3.  Graduate Record Examination (GRE) - This is a new requirement!

ALL applicants are required to take the GRE, and your scores must be sent directly from ETS to CSDCAS.  To insure your scores are sent electronically, provide ETS with our code:   0742 Central MI U CSDCAS.  We no longer accept paper copies.

4.  ECE, WES, or Josef Silney & Associates, Inc. (Course-by-Course Evaluation) 

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 directly from the service to CSDCAS and to the College of Health Professions, CHP Admissions Office, HPB 1212, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859.  Canadian students are not required to provide a foreign evaluation; however, they are required to send to the College of Health Professions official transcripts.

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 our Graduate Bulletin.

6.  I-20

International students are also required to submit to CMU an I-20 Affidavit/Statement of Support form, along with evidence of financial support.  For more information, contact the College of Graduate Studies.


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