Communication Sciences and Disorders (MS)

College of Allied Health Sciences

Program Information

Degrees or Certificates Offered:


Delivery Method:

Distance Education/Campus

Program Website:

GRE (or other entrance exam) Not Required!

Graduate Program Contact

Mrs. Emily Brewer

Mailing Address:
Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Mailstop 668, Health Sciences Bldg, Suite 3310, 600 Moye Blvd, Greenville NC 27858

(252) 744-6109

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Spring Semester 1st Summer Session 2nd Summer Session 11-week Summer Session
Priority January 15th ** ** ** **
Graduate School January 15th * * * *

* Applications not considered for admission in this term

Application/Deadline Notes

All paperwork must be received by Jan 15th. International applicants must be a permanent US resident for the entire duration of their program or they must enroll in the campus program; clinical training is not available in any other country except the USA. DE students must live at least 75 miles from Greenville, NC (27858) to be eligible for the DE program.

The curriculum for all ECU academic degree programs has been designed to meet the licensure/certification requirements in North Carolina and prepare students to sit for licensure/certification exams in North Carolina. The various licensure boards in each state are responsible for setting requirements for licensure/certification in their state. Applicants should confirm the program meets criteria in your home state (or state where you intend to work) before you apply. Search our state Licensure Dashboard to see if the program you’re interested in meets the educational requirements for licensing/certification in your home state (or state where you intend to work).

**This program does not have a Priority Deadline for this term.

Additional Information

Application Materials Needed:

Complete application and application fee

Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended

Three recommendations (1 from academic professor)

Writing Prompt (400 word count): Why is ECU the school in which you want to pursue your graduate degree in speech-language pathology? Express how your values and strengths align with the mission of the program, college, and ECU.

Completed Course Description Document (also found on our Website). Download the file, complete and upload with application

Completed Pre-requisite Excel file (also found on our Website). Download the file, complete and upload with application

Resume (max 2 pages)

Complete the CASPER assessment and Report CASPER scores to ECU via

CSDI has a multi-phased application and student selection process. Applicants who pass Phase 1 will be invited to participate in Phase 2 which includes an interview.

To reserve your place in the Communication Sciences & Disorders (MS, all cohorts) program once admitted, you will need to send a non-refundable deposit of US $100 prior to the deadline indicated in your acceptance materials. This US $100 will be credited towards your tuition when you enroll at East Carolina University; if you do not enroll, your deposit will be forfeited.


Distance Education or Campus concentrations available.

Main Campus


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