Application Deadline

The application will open in Sept 15 and the deadline is February 15.

The application is a TWO-PART process. 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 will complete an application through CSDCAS and also an application through JMU.

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.

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.
  • For more information about the admissions process including visits to the program, and GA/TA funding go to
Online Application
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


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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