Application Deadline

The application will open October 1st and the deadline is January 15th. 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 at  for complete instructions. Follow all instructions carefully.

Program Begins



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 by January 15th. 

Applicants will submit through CSDCAS:

  • Current resume
  • Statement of intent
  • Names and contact information for three individuals who have agreed to serve as references
  • Official transcripts 

Please note: 

  • The JMU AuD program no longer requires GRE scores for admissions. Applications will be reviewed in accordance with the department’s holistic admission philosophy. We commit to the mission and vision of JMU’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, by adopting a holistic review process that fosters inclusive excellence and values the experiences and attributes that students from diverse backgrounds bring to our university. We welcome students who can think critically and who embody compassion, collaboration, adaptability, resilience, and openness to feedback. 
  • An on-campus interview is required for all finalists and is initiated by invitation from the program not the applicant.
  • Upon admission to the program, applicants will be required to submit official transcripts to the Graduate School. The preferred method is an electronic copy sent via e-Scrip or National Student Clearing House.
Online Application
International Applicants

International Graduate Information

Details regarding transcripts and credential evaluations from non-US academic institutions can be found on the Transcripts & Credential Evaluation webpage. 


This program meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Please refer to the JMU Professional Licensure Program Status by Jurisdiction Index to determine if this JMU program meets the educational requirements specified by the associated licensing or certification agency in the state or territory in which you are located and other states and territories. Requirements vary by state and are subject to change. The information provided is current as of the review date indicated in the table.

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