Missouri State University

Admission Requirements

Admission into the CSD graduate program is competitive, and the number of students admitted each year is limited. Your completed application must be received by the deadline (February 1) to be considered for the fall semester.

Admission requirements

Completed application must be received by CSDCAS and noted as complete by February 1st to be considered for the fall semester.  The number of students who can enter the program each year is limited.  Admission to the program is competitive.

Full admission to the program shall be based on the following components and application requirements/deadlines: 

  1. A Bachelor's degree in CSD.  (For those with a non-CSD undergraduate degree, please contact the department at 417-836-5368). 
  2. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better (4.00 scale).  Additionally, GPA withing the CSD undergraduate major must be a 3.00 or better.
  3. Graduate Record Examination.  GRE scores are considered along with GPA and other application components.  GRE scores must be submitted through CSDCAS by choosing the MSU designation (code 0741).

CSDCAS application service.  Students will submit applications through CSDCAS and those who are accepted to the program and commit to attending Missouri State University will be required to complete an application to the MSU Graduate College.  Information will be supplied when admission is offered.  For instructions on the CSDCAS application process, please visit the CSDCAS website at www.csdcas.org

EDHH Program Applicants should contact the CSD Department, Dr. Angel Wang at 417-836-5368 prior to completing an online application.

Graduate assistant opportunities

Those applying to the AuD, SLP, or EDHH program can access the Graduate Assistant ApplicationPlease send your GA application by February 1 to the department at:  Communication Sciences and Disorders, Missouri State University, 901 S National Ave., Springfield, MO 65987;  Phone 417-836-5368; Fax 417-836-4242.

We will contact you at various times during the application process to apprise you of your application status.  If you would like to schedule a visit to our campus, please contact Cathy Hall at 417-836-5368.