Application Procedure for MS Degree Program

Deadlines for ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS (It is your responsibility to make sure your application packet is complete before the deadline.):

  • Fall Admission (courses start in August): January 15

    • Please send CSDO Application (#1), Applicant Questionnaire (#2), and Letter of Intent (#3) AFTER November 1. We will NOT read materials sent prior to that date.

    • You will be notified of admission status by April 15 or soon after.

  • We have recently transitioned to Fall Admission only, and no longer accept applications to begin in the Spring semester.

To be considered for admission to the Graduate Program, candidates must submit the following required application materials*:

1. Complete and forward the application form "Admission to the Masters Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSDO)" via email to OR to the Graduate Coordinator via mail (address below).

2. Complete the Applicant Questionnaire and email to with the subject heading: Graduate Applicant Questionnaire.

3. Complete a one-page (single-spaced) personal letter of intent describing your professional goals an reasons for applying to Texas A&M University-Kingsville. The document must include your name and be sent via e-mail to with the subject heading: Letter of Intent.

4. Have official transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended, both undergraduate and graduate forwarded to GRADUATE STUDIES at TAMUK.  If a degree(s) has been completed, it must be posted on the official transcript. 

5. Go to the University web site and complete the on-line common application form and pay the application fee (  In order to assure proper processing of your online application, please also contact the Business Office (361-593-3818) to check and make sure that your online payment of the application fee was processed and accepted.  Applications are not considered complete unless the application fee is paid.

6. Have an official record of GRE (286 MINIMUM COMBINED VERBAL AND QUANTITATIVE FROM PAST 5 YEARS) forwarded to TAMUK.

7. If appropriate, submit TOEFL or IELTS results (for international students).

Send Item #1 to:

Graduate Coordinator

MSC 177A; 700 University Blvd

Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Kingsville, TX  78363

Send Item #4 to:

College of Graduate Studies

700 University Blvd.  MSC 118

Kingsville, Tx 78363-8202

Forward Item, #5, #6, and #7 to:

Admissions Office

MSC 128, 700 University Blvd

Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Kingsville, TX  78363 

*Questions concerning complete application packets, test scores, transcripts, materials received should be directed to the COLLEGE of GRADUATE STUDIES (361-593-2808).

*Questions concerning the CSDO Questionnaire or Letter of Intent (#1, #2 and #3) should be directed to the CSDO Office (361-593-3493).

*Letters of reference/recommendation are NOT required for any part of the application.

*Applications will not be considered until the institution has received all required materials.  It is the responsibility of the prospective student to ensure that his/her file is complete by the deadline.

*When evaluating applicants, we take into consideration the following - GRE Scores  (286 MINIMUM COMBINED VERBAL AND QUANTITATIVE FROM PAST 5 YEARS), Applicant Questionnaire, Letter of Intent, GPA (Overall GPA, last 60 hours GPA, and CSDO major GPA), and repeated courses (deductions will be made for courses repeated 2 or more times).

This page was last updated on: December 5, 2017