Applications for Clinical Degrees Only

Applications for admission to our Clinical programs (Au.D., MS-SLP) require materials to be sent both via CSDCAS and via Purdue’s online systems.

Materials to be submitted to CSDCAS:

Online application (CSDCAS Application) Your application should be marked by CSDCAS as " Complete” or as  “Verified” before January 15th (Eastern Time) in order to be considered for admission.

  1. Application fee
  2. Three letters of recommendation (See Recommendation Letters)
  3. Official transcripts from all institutions attended. This includes dual credit transcripts.  Please refer to CSDCAS instructions.
  4. Official evaluations of any international transcripts.
  5. CV or Resume- Please be sure to include relevant experience in the areas of leadership, collaboration, critical thinking, community advocacy.
  6. Personal essay- Your personal essay should address how your experiences have shaped your interest in speech or hearing, what your career goals are, and why you believe you are a good fit for our program. 
    1. Are you ready to SHINE? Applicants who express an interest in the IPE-SHINES program can be considered for this funding opportunity. CLICK HERE for more information. 
  7. Diversity essay- Please provide a diversity essay of 500 words or less that describes your leadership, work experience, service experience, or other significant involvement with racial, ethnic, socio-economic, or educational communities that have traditionally been underrepresented in higher education, and how these experiences would promote a diversity of views, experiences, and ideas in the pursuit of research, scholarship, and creative excellence
  8. Video response to question prompt. Please follow the instructions given in the CSDCAS application.       

Materials to be submitted to Purdue University:

  1. Online application (Graduate Application
  2. Application fee
  3. Personal essay - Please upload a copy of your personal essay to the Purdue application. 
  4. Diversity essay -  Please upload a copy of your diversity essay to the Purdue application. 
    • Please note: Failure to include a copy of your essays may preclude you from being considered for any fellowship awards you might be eligible for. 
  5. Transcripts. All applicants must upload copies of official transcripts.  Please see and follow Graduate School instructions as these transcripts will be used by them to process an offer of admission.
  6. For those whose first-language is not English, we require official test scores less than 2 years old from one of the following: TOEFL iBT or IELTS (Note that the SLHS English proficiency requirements for clinical students are more stringent than those set by the Purdue Graduate School; see link for International Students

Your application will not be processed until both applications are received and complete.  

Please contact the Graduate Program Secretary with any questions. 

Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences, Lyles-Porter Hall, 715 Clinic Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2122, PH: (765) 494-3789

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