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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

Fall and Summer Due February 1 Selection notification mailed by March 1
Spring Due September 1 Selection notification mailed by October 1

*Application materials must be 'in hand' by the published deadline. Postmark does not constitute 'received'. It is the responsibility of the applicant to check the status of required materials. Please feel free to call Brenda Dooley @ 660-543-4993 to see what materials have been received, or are still missing. You will receive an email from dooley@ucmo.edu when all the required documents are received.

 

Application Requirements: Graduate Catalog program information (pg 33-35)

*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. Graduate application and official transcripts from undergraduate degree program(s). Please send to:

University of Central Missouri
Graduate School
WDE 1800
Warrensburg, MO 64093

You may check the status of your application on-line, or by calling 660-543-4621

*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 or mail to:

Testing Services
UCM ADM 102
P.O. Box 800
Warrensburg, MO 64093

4. Materials to be submitted directly to the Communication Disorders Program include:

- Three completed Recommendation for Graduate Admission 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. It is your responsibility to provide this form to your recommendation writers, and impress upon them the due date requirement.

- Letter of Intent should include your Professional Goal Statement covering relevant qualifications, experience, and interests; The statement should not exceed two 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 and degree, and award date; any clinical experience you've attained.   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.

--> Please send hard copy of these items to:

Communication Disorders
Attn: Application Committee
Martin 34
P.O. Box 800
Warrensburg, MO 64093

You may track the progress of your application on line. You will receive an email from dooley@ucmo.edu when your application to the program is complete for consideration, so be sure to have a valid email in your on-line application. If you have questions about what requirements have not been received, please call Brenda Dooley at 660-543-4993.

*Incomplete and/or delayed applications are not eligible for consideration. The program assumes no responsibility for delayed or misdirected application materials. Electronic and fax submission of application materials is not allowed. You are encouraged to track your submission items, or send your complete application packet via 'Priority Mail'. FedEx or UPS are the only means to ensure prompt delivery directly to the program representative.