Graduate Admissions

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 cycle will open November 1, 2019*.
(*You will not be able to access our CSDCAS or GradApp application until that date.)

Application Deadlines

  • MS & AuD:  January 15, 2020.  Your CSDCAS application must be submitted no later than January 15th, 2020 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 16, 2020.
  • PhD: January 15, 2020.  PhD admissions are rolling (not just Fall semester admissions), but most students begin in the Fall semester.

For Program-Specific Information
Speech-Language Pathology MS: click here
Doctor of Audiology: click here
Information about the PhD program: click here

***Information about Fee WaiversCSDCAS  and GradApp

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 (2-year & 3-year programs) and AuD Applicants

Please note that we use 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). 

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