Graduate Program Applications

Thank you for your interest in our Graduate Programs in Speech-Language Pathology (MS), Audiology (AuD), and Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (PhD).

Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year will open November 1, 2018*.

(*You will not be able to access our CSDCAS or GradApp application until that date.)

Application Deadlines

MS & AuD:  February 1, 2019.  Your CSDCAS application must be verified no later than February 1st, 2019 for full consideration.  MS and AuD applications are not reviewed early; all applications submitted by the deadline will be given equal consideration.  We plan to send acceptance letters beginning March 15, 2019.

PhD: January 15, 2019.  PhD admissions are rolling (not just Fall semester admissions), but most students begin in the Fall semester.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Speech-Language Pathology MS Applicants: click here

AuD Applicants: click here

Information about the PhD program: click here


Additional Questions?  If you can't find the answers you are looking for, please contact Susan Bridgewater, our Graduate Program Coordinator, at or by phone at 520-621-1192.

MS and AuD Applicants

NEW for the 2018-2019 Application Cycle: Please note that we will be using TWO separate application systems (CSDCAS & UA GradApp) and you will need to apply through both.  For Detailed Application Instructions, click here.

1. Apply online through the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS), the centralized application service for numerous accredited clinical education programs in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. See the CSDCAS Applicant Help Center for tips on getting started and a recommended timeline.

Things you will need to complete your CSDCAS Application

1. Transcripts 

2. Standardized Test Scores

3. Personal Statement

4. Extracurricular Activities

2. Apply online via the University of Arizona Graduate College Application (UA GradApp).  Once you have completed your CSDCAS application, submit a short supplemental application through the University of Arizona Graduate College and pay the application fee.

Things you will need to complete your Graduate College Application

1. Unofficial Transcripts 

2. Letters of Recommendation


PhD Applicants

PhD applicants will only submit an application through the University of Arizona Graduate College (UA GradApp). For Detailed Application Instructions, click here.

Things you will need to complete your Graduate College Application

1. Personal Statement

2. Resume

3. Scholarly Writing

4. Letters of Recommendation

5. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores

6. Transcripts