for the MHS in Communication Disorders Program are currently closed. We are building the information for our Fall
2016 admission application process at this time. Detailed instructions will be available on
this webpage in early August. The
application process will be opened in September, and applications will be due
Communication Disorders Program utilizes the Communication Sciences and
Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS), which is separate from and
replaces the Governors State University general online application system. DO NOT
use the university's general online application system. Step-by-step
instructions for applying will be provided on this website in early August.
NOTE: If you
are reapplying to the graduate program at GSU from a previous year, please be
aware that ALL applicants will be required to create a new application for the
2015-2016 application cycle and have new references, personal statements and
transcripts sent to CSDCAS. To apply to our
program, you should access the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized
Application Service (CSDCAS) at http://www.capcsd.org/csdcas/students.php.
- Applicants must have completed a bachelor's degree at a university with
regional accreditation by their projected entry date into the master’s program.
- Applicants must have at least five completed courses in the discipline on
their transcripts at the time of application to be considered for admission to
the graduate program.
- In addition to meeting university
criteria, the following minimum criteria should be noted.
Applicants must have
a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for
all undergraduate course work.
Applicants must have
a (GPA) of 3.0 or higher for all undergraduate course work in the
A minimum of two
letters of recommendation must be provided by faculty in Communication
Disorders who can address the applicant’s potential to succeed in graduate
- Students admitted to
the program must document a passing score on the Test of Academic Proficiency,
ACT, or SAT in order to be fully admitted to candidacy in the program. Please
refer to the following guidance document:
ACT ISBE Handout