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Admissions - CMSD

Communication Sciences and Disorders Admissions Information

For the Bachelor of Science program

  • 96 quarter units or 64 semester units in general education.  
  • Provide official transcripts from an accredited institution.
  • Literate personal statement (part of the online application)
  • Three letters of recommendation, preferably academic. (part of the online application)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0.  

For the Transitional Master of Science program

  • Bachelor's degree in a profession other than speech language pathology or communication sciences and disorders.
  • Literate personal statement (part of the online application)
  • Three letters of recommendation, preferably academic. (part of the online application)
  • Minimum GPA requirements for consideration for admissions include:
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • Minimum GPA for last 96 quarter credits or 64 semester credits (last 2 years of your bachelor’s degree) is 3.3
  • Interview and writing sample (at time of interview)
  • Students are required to take the California Basic Education Skills Test (CBEST) within the first year of study.

For the Master of Science program

  • Bachelor's degree in speech language pathology or communication sciences and disorders.
  • Literate personal statement (part of the online application)
  • Three letters of recommendation, preferably academic. (part of the online application)
  • Minimum GPA requirements for consideration for admissions include:
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • Minimum GPA for last 96 quarter credits or 64 semester credits (last 2 years of your bachelor’s degree) is 3.3
  • Interview and writing sample (at time of interview)
  • Students are required to take the California Basic Education Skills Test (CBEST) within the first quarter of study.

The GRE Exam is no longer a requirement for the Master of Science or Transitional Master's programs.

How to apply

Refer to our school's admissions page to apply online and for further admissions information.

Essential Functions

Students are responsible for meeting program requirements outlined in the Essential Functions.
Essential Functions

University Catalog

The current school year catalog, along with previous years' catalogs are available online @: http://www.llu.edu/central/academics/catalog.page

Contact information

Dept. of Communication Sciences and Disorders
School of Allied Health Professions
Loma Linda University
Nichol Hall Room A506
Loma Linda Ca 92350

Toll free phone: (909) 558-1000-1-4
Department phone: (909) 558-4998
Fax: (909) 558-4305
Email: cmsd@llu.edu