How to Apply

The information below applies to the Fall 2024 admission cycle.

Before starting the CSDCAS process, carefully read all Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and instructions to better understand how the process works and what to expect. If you are reapplying, please review these again as this information may have changed.

Transcripts (By January 11)

  • Make sure that grades from all courses taken during the Fall 2023 Semester are included in the transcripts submitted. This means that if you are currently enrolled in classes during the Fall 2023 Semester, you will need to wait until those grades have been posted to submit the transcripts from that university. However, you are encouraged to submit transcripts from other universities that you attended as early as possible.

Additional Requirements (By February 1)

  • Submit the UAMS Online Admissions Application (OAA):
    • By February 1, complete an online UAMS College of Health Professions application.  This online application is called Online Admissions Application (OAA). Be sure to choose the “Communication Sciences and Disorders (Master of Science)” program.  On the first screen of the application, choose:
      • Academic Career: Graduate
      • Campus: Main UAMS Campus
      • Term: Fall
      • Academic Program: College of Health Prof GRAD
      • Admit Type: Applicant
      • Academic Plan: Com Sciences and Disorders MS
      • Academic Sub-Plan: N/A
    • You must “submit” this application and pay the $40.00 fee by February 1 to be considered for admission. Note: This is a separate application and fee in addition to CSDCAS. You will be asked to provide your OAA application number in order to complete the CSDCAS application.
  • Submit to CSDCAS the following:
    • By January 11, submit all transcripts to CSDCAS and pay the fee. This deadline is suggested to ensure that your application is verified by February 1.
    • By February 1, submit to CSDCAS:
      • Three letters of recommendation,
      • Personal essay,
      • Resume,
      • Your OAA application number and the date you submitted your OAA application,
      • Your answers to the general application questions,
      • TOEFL scores (if applicable).

Application Deadline

The OAA application must be submitted and the CSDCAS application must be verified by February 1 in order to be considered for admissions. Applications not verified by February 1 will not be considered in the application process.

Graduate Assistantships/Graduate Student Worker Positions

If you are interested in being considered for a graduate student worker position, complete an application.

CSDCAS Customer Service is available Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST. Phone: 617-612-2030; Email: