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CSD Second Year Grad

Spring Semester

My current placement is at a nursing home. My supervisor is amazing and has taught me so much about he changes and challenges that life brings you (especially as you age). Seeing the joy someone gets when you walk into their room or the appreciation of just a simple touch has truly impacted me. Though there are some sad days, they are worth it!

- Emily

Tools of the Trade


Human Skeleton

Fun Fact: The human skeleton is composed of 300 bones at birth and by the time adulthood is reached, some bones have fused together to give a total of 206 bones in the body.

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Admission into the B.S. and M.S. Degree Programs

Admission into the 5-year degree track requires:

  • 1120 SAT (EVR+M) / 23 ACT with a 3.25 GPA at the time of admission
  • 1120 SAT (EVR+M) / 23 ACT with a 3.25 GPA for transfer students with 12 or more credits and A level grades in Math, Science and English Writing courses when seats are available

*Overall and CSD major GPA of a 3.25 at the point of transition will automatically guarantee a seat in the professional (graduate) phase of the program

Admission into the stand-alone undergraduate program:

  • Range of 1060-1110 (EVR+M) / 21-22 ACT with a 3.25 GPA at the time of admission
  • Range of 1060-1110 (EVR+M) / 21-22 ACT with a 3.25 GPA for transfer students with 12 or more credits and B+ level grades in Math, Science and English Writing courses when seats are available

*Students will be placed on a waitlist with notification to enroll or acceptance after May 1st

*Admission into the stand-alone undergraduate program does not guarantee a seat in the professional (graduate) phase regardless of GPA at the time of transition; all are welcome to apply to the professional (graduate) phase of the program

Transition applications from pre-professional to professional phase require:

  • graduate transitional application
  • 3.25 GPA overall and within the major
  • personal essay

Admission into the stand-alone 2-year graduate program requires:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Submission of graduate application
  • Submission of GRE scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal Essay
  • Undergraduate transcripts
  • Completion of 1-year of CSD pre-requisite classes for students with out of field degrees
  • A minimum 3.25 GPA is required to be considered for application review, as seating for the stand-alone two-year graduate program is limited

Futhermore, all entrants must meet the following Eligibility Requirements and pass a Departmental Speech-Language-Hearing Screening.