classof2020Students who have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and wish to pursue a master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders at OSU may apply for admission to the graduate college. If the bachelor’s degree is in something other than communication sciences and disorders, please see the menu item to the left titled Leveling.

The admission deadline is (January 15, 2023; 10:59 PM CST OR 11:59 PM EST).

Once all applications have been reviewed, our department will extend invitations to interview students based on the order of merit.



The following items are included in the online application submission:

• An official transcript from each institution previously attended
• GRE scores (Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical Writing) (GRE Code for Oklahoma State University CSDCAS is 3289). Please send your GRE scores directly from ETS to CSDCAS.
• 3 letters of reference submitted on CSDCAS application portal.
• A personal statement indicating why you wish to pursue a graduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD). You may discuss your personal and prior experiences in CSD, including but not limited to personal struggles and growth, advocacy related to communication and/or disabilities/social issues, and professional experiences within the field. You might also highlight related achievements and any unique contributions you would bring to a CSD program. The personal statement is due on the CSDCAS application portal.
• Completion of screening questions about your personal achievements and your preferences (teaching/ research) on CSDCAS application portal.


  • Major GPA of 3.1 or higher in the undergraduate major
  • GRE cumulative score of 296
  • Verbal GRE of 153
  • Quantitative GRE of 144
  • Analytical Writing GRE of 3.5

Additional requirements:


Criteria for Post-Baccalaureate Applicants:

Applicants who have an undergraduate degree in a different field and are either currently working on a post-baccalaureate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) or already have a post-baccalaureate degree may be also eligible to apply to our graduate program.

Important Dates:

Admission Interviews are typically conducted during the second or third week of February.

Example Interview Questions:

Professional Question:

  • What is the difference between speech, language, and communication? Can you define each of them in 1-2 sentences?

Preprofessional Question:

  • How do you balance academics and personal life?

Critical Thinking:

  • Case Study: You are assigned to work with a 10-year old girl with autism with severe behavioral and language deficits. She has two other younger siblings and one older sibling. Her parents usually have her play with her tablet most of the time to avoid conflicts and manage all the kids at home. What strategies would you use to achieve better results with the client.



See Admissions FAQs and Graduate Program Application tips for more information.



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Student Achievement Data: 

Employment Rates of Graduates

Academic Year               Employment Rate in Profession            
  Number of graduates (#)       Percent of graduates (%)
1 Year Prior (2020-21) 29 100
2 Years Prior (2019-20) 23 100
3 Years Prior (2018-19) 23 100
3-Year Average   100


Praxis Examination Pass Rates of Test-takers

Method of reporting praxis examination pass rate data: ETS Data

Number of students

taking exam

Number of students


Pass rate (%)   
Recent Year (2021-22) 25 20 80.0
1 Year Prior (2020-21) 19 18 94.7
2 Years Prior (2019-20) 13 11 84.6
3-Year Average     86.4


On-time Program Completion Rates


Number completed

program within

expected time frame

Number completed

later than expected

time frame

Number not


% Completed

within time frame

Recent Year (2021-22) 32 2 0 94.1
1 Year Prior (2020-21) 29 0 0 100
2 Years Prior (2019-20) 23 0 1 95.8
3-Year Average       96.6





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