James Madison University

Admission to the Program - Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders

How to Apply


Online Application http://www.jmu.edu/grad/prospective/
Applicants need to

  1. Submit 3 letters of recommendation on letterhead stationary to The Graduate School. (There is no set form for these) http://www.jmu.edu/grad/prospective
  2. Transcripts from all previous academic institutions and Grade Point Average (GPA) from both undergraduate and graduate degrees.
  3. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores administered by the Educational Testing Service.
  4. Submit a personal written statement regarding your career goals, reasons for pursuing a doctoral degree, and areas of research interest to The Graduate School.
  5. Participate in a personal interview. (Applicants may be contacted about scheduling this interview after the application is complete and all materials are received.)
  6. Applications for Fall semester are due by January 31.
  7. Applications will be accepted throughout the year for other starting dates.

See complete application instructions in the current Graduate Catalog, which is available on The Graduate School web site.

Announcements


  • December 8-12
    Final examinations
  • December 13
    Commencement begins at 10 a.m. in the Convocation Center.
  • January 12
    Classes meet as scheduled
  • January 19
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
    Classes do not meet.
  • March 9-13
    Spring Break.
PHD Information