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Communication Disorders

Martin Bldg. Room 34
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4993
Fax: 660-543-8234

Admission Criteria and Procedures


Deadline for Admission Application

*Please note change in application groupings: Summer admission is now being considered with Spring- Deadline: October 1

Admission Semester

Application deadline

(all materials must be received by)

Response letters in the mail by:
    Spring & Summer     October 1     November 1
    Fall     March 1

    April 1


*Application materials must be electonically loaded to the application site by 11:59pm of the published deadline date. Please feel free to call Brenda Dooley @ 660-543-4993 if you have questions regarding your application. You will receive an email from when all the required documents are received and your application is complete for review by the admissions committee.


Application Requirements: Graduate Catalog program information

*It is the sole responsiblity of the applicant to confirm all required materials have been received by the program admissions committee by the deadline stated above.

Complete applications will include the following:

1. Minimum GPA for Consideration: 3.0

2. Online Graduate application and official transcripts.

You must apply to the University to be considered by the program Speech-Language Pathology MS (Please do not choose Communications MA). Once you are approved by the UCM Graduate School, you may check the status of your application on-line, or by calling 660-543-4621. Please provide current email and phone information on your application. That is the information used to contact you regarding your application.

*please note that acceptance by the UCM Graduate School does not guarantee acceptance to the Communication Disorders Program

3. Official Scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) GRE code for UCM : 6090

4. Materials to be submitted through the electronic application for the Communication Disorders Program include:

- Three completed recommendation forms completed by university instructors and/or clinical instructors (if the applicant has completed a program in Communication Disorders).  Recommendation forms may be completed by employers if the applicant did not graduate from a program in Communication Disorders. You will need to identify these people when you complete the application. An email will be sent to the identified recommenders. Please monitor the progress of their completion of your recommendations.

- Letter of Intent should include your Professional Goal Statement covering relevant qualifications, experience, and interests; The statement should not exceed three double-spaced, typed pages. Please be sure to include your name and contact information.

- Academic vitae (resume) your academic history clearly identifying your undergraduate institution, curriculum/major, degree awarded, awarded date, and your clinical experience in communication sciences and disorders, if any.   Please be sure to include your name and contact information.

- An unofficial copy of your GRE score report. Sometimes there is a delay in the University posting to the place that can be retrieved by the department, this will allow us to consider your application contingently until official results can be validated.


*Incomplete applications are not eligible for consideration. The program assumes no responsibility for delayed or misdirected application materials.