Applications for Fall 2021 will be accepted from July 15, 2020 through January 1, 2021.

COVID-19 Related Update

  1. Program development is progressing well and we look forward to our first cohort starting fall 2021.
  2. We will recognize Pass/Fail grades.
  3. Please contact us if you are having an issue with attaining observation hours.
  4. Students applying for Fall 2021 will receive a GRE waiver.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants are required to have a Bachelor of Science or Arts degree from an accredited program. A specific major is not required, but specific prerequisite course work is required if the applicant does not have an undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Prerequisite college-level coursework:

  • Biology*
  • Social/Behavioral Science*
  • General Physics/Chemistry*
  • Statistics*
  • Anatomy & Physiology of Speech and Hearing+
  • Normal Language Development+
  • Phonetics+
  • Speech and Hearing Science+

*More specific information about courses that will satisfy these prerequisites can be found on the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) website.

+ View a list of universities that offer these prerequisite courses online

Additionally, applicants must provide the data or meet the criteria listed below.

Materials and information above will be submitted through the CSDCAS application. Additionally, an MUSC supplemental application will also be required.

Application, payments, and transcripts must be received by 11:59 PM ET on January 1, 2021. To ensure items arrive on time, try to send all documents several weeks before the deadline.

*As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, students applying for Fall 2021 will receive a GRE waiver.

More information about the admissions requirements can be found on the MUSC Admissions website.