The distance program accepts students every 2 years and will begin accepting applications, October 1, 2016 and the deadline is February 1. 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 www.csd.jmu.edu for complete instructions. Follow all instructions carefully.
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.
GRE General Test
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.
Applicants will submit through CSDCAS:
A personal written statement
Official GRE scores, be sure to use DI Code 1043
2 letters of reference
There is a minimal GPA requirement of 3.25 in the major
We do not provide GA/TA funding for part- time students.