Graduate admissions

How to apply

Applying as a graduate student assistant

The department has a limited number of graduate assistantships available for the support of students in the M.A.-SLP, Au.D. and Ph.D. programs.

Apply for a graduate student assistantship

Applicants to the M.A.-SLP, Au.D. and Ph.D. programs are also strongly encouraged to apply for Wayne State's Graduate Professional Scholarship and any other internal or external funding for which they might be eligible.


Good Neighbor Policy

Ohio/Ontario Good Neighbor Policy

Graduate non-resident students who are residents of Fulton, Lucas, Ottawa and Williams counties in Ohio or Ontario, Canada and enroll at Wayne State University in eligible academic programs will have the non-resident portion of tuition waived. This tuition benefit does not apply to certain academic programs, including the School of Medicine M.D. program and the doctor of pharmacy program. Please refer to the tuition and fees page for additional details.


Community college transfer guides

Visit our transfer plans to learn more about qualifying courses and credits.


Non-discrimination policy

Wayne State University (WSU) is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity in all of its operations, employment status, educational programs and related activities. As part of WSU, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders adheres to this same policy for faculty and students as well as for clients of the department's clinics. Students, faculty, staff and persons served in the department's clinics are treated in a nondiscriminatory manner—that is, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or status as a covered veteran.