Application Requirements

Application Deadline

The application will open October 1st and the deadline is February 1st. The CSD program at JMU participates in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Central Application Service known as CSDCAS.  In order to be considered for admission, you must also complete an application through CSDCAS at

All applicants are encouraged to visit our website a for complete instructions. Follow all instructions carefully.

Program Begins


International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants will upload a credential evaluation of their non-U.S. college or university transcripts from one of the services listed at this link: Credential_Evaluation


Required Tests

GRE General Test

Required Electronically
  • Application
  • Application fee
  • Official GRE scores

Upon successful admission by the program, send official transcripts to The Graduate School.
The preferred method is an electronic copy sent via e-Scrip or National Student Clearing House .
If an electronic transcript is not an option, official, unopened paper transcript(s) can be mailed to:

The Graduate School
James Madison University
17 West Grace Street
MSC 6702
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Required by Program

Applicants are required to complete an application through CSDCAS and JMU by February 1st.

Applicants will submit through CSDCAS:

  • current resume
  • statement of intent
  • names and contact information for 3 individuals who have agreed to serve as references
  • official GRE scores, be sure to use DI Code 1043
  • official transcripts
  • Please note: an on-campus interview is required for all finalists and is initiated by invitation from the program not the applicant.

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