Application Deadline

Admissions are now closed. The next admission cycle (for the 2021 cohort) will begin in fall 2020.

The distance program accepts students every 2 years.

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.

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

Program Begins

 Summer semester 2019


Send official transcripts to JMU only if offered admission, you will be directed and required to submit to the JMU Graduate School an official transcript from any institution from which a degree has been awarded to finalize your admission. Transcripts are considered official if they are sent to JMU directly from the issuing institution.

Required by Program

Applicants are required to complete an application through CSDCAS and JMU.

Applicants will submit through JMU:

  • Video - limited to 3 minutes - Successful completion of a clinical master’s degree program, especially an online program, requires management of time and resources. It can be stressful. Share a time when you experienced a stressful situation and how you handled that situation. What was the outcome and what did you learn about yourself?  What is your plan for handling the demands of the JMU online program?

Applicants will submit through CSDCAS:

  • A personal written statement
  • Official GRE scores, be sure to use DI Code 1043
  • Official transcripts
  • 2 names of references with contact information
  • Please note: 
    • There is a minimum 3.25 overall GPA and major GPA.
    • We do not provide GA/TA funding for part- time students.
  • All applicants are encouraged to visit the admission page of our website for complete information. Follow all instructions carefully.
Online Application
International Applicants

Due to complications regarding clinicals and licensure requirements we are not able to provide acceptance to individuals who reside outside of the US at this time.

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