Future students: Graduate admissions

Start your journey to academic excellence and a deeper understanding of the past begins!

Our master and Ph.D. application fees will be waived for the 2024 winter, spring/summer and fall semesters.

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.


Get answers to your questions about our graduate admissions process.