College of Arts and Sciences
Note: Application requirements vary by program. Please select one of the programs below to see more details about admission requirements.
Below are the requirements for the master of applied computer science program:
- A completed application form (PDF).
- Official transcript(s) sent directly from the registrar of the accredited baccalaureate degree-granting college/university and all graduate level coursework.
- A non-refundable $35 application fee, unless applying online.
- A one-page statement of your personal career goals, per the prompt found toward the end of the online application. Include how you developed an interest in computer technology and the Internet, and a detailed description of your computer background and proficiency.
- Two completed recommendation forms. Recommendation forms must be completed by individuals (supervisors, professors, coworkers, etc.) who can attest to your academic competence, professional skills and character. Graduates of Saint Xavier University need not submit recommendations, unless specifically asked to do so after submitting the application.
- If admitted into the program, an advisor will review your resume and transcripts. Students who have not worked in the information systems field and/or do not have a computer based undergraduate degree may need additional coursework.
Applicants to Saint Xavier University's master of science in speech-language pathology program must meet the following specific requirements in addition to the general requirements for admission to graduate study at the University:
- Completion of an undergraduate major, or equivalent undergraduate course sequence,
in speech language pathology. Undergraduate preparation typically includes:
- coursework in biological and physical sciences, mathematics, behavioral and social sciences, statistics, linguistics and psycholinguistics
- basic human communication and swallowing processes, including: anatomy and physiology of speech, hearing and swallowing mechanisms; speech and hearing science; phonetics; normal language development; basic audiology; neurological bases of communication and swallowing
- introduction to developmental and acquired communication disorders, basic clinical methods and up to 50 hours of clinical practicum
- Scores on the general and writing section of the graduate record examination (GRE). A combined general score of 300 and a writing score of 4.0 is preferred.
- Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0.
- Three written recommendations from individuals able to comment on the applicant's academic and clinical achievements and potential for successful graduate study.
- Submission of a narrative regarding interest in the field.
In order to apply to the graduate program in communication sciences and disorders at Saint Xavier University, individuals must apply through the communication sciences and disorders central application service (CSDCAS) only. Do not submit an application through Saint Xavier University. CSDCAS will be open to accept applications for fall 2013 on September 13, 2012.
- CSDCAS applicant portal link: https://portal.csdcas.org/
- To be considered for admission for fall 2013, you must have all materials submitted directly to CSDCAS by January 15. The SXU CSDCAS GRE code is 0755.
- While CSDCAS will continue to accept your materials past our due date of January 15, the admissions committee at SXU will not review any applicant's file whose materials did not reach their destination by January 15. This includes your application, official transcripts, two written recommendations, GRE scores and narrative statement. Letters of recommendations must be submitted electronically to CSDCAS.
- All official transcripts must be sent to CSDCAS at the address shown below. Please do not submit your application, transcripts, written recommendations, or GRE scores directly to Saint Xavier University.
CSDCAS Verification Department
P.O. Box 9113
Watertown, MA 02471
- The official GRE score report must arrive to CSDCAS by January 15.
- CSDCAS Customer Service Information is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. They can be contacted at 617-612-2030 or email email@example.com.
- CSDCAS posts Frequently Asked Questions on the applicant portal which can be accessed even before an application is created. Please read the FAQ's before submitting your application.
Admission Requirements for Non-MajorsFor information about admission requirements for non-majors, please visit the Transfer into Communication Sciences and Disorders web page.
Graduate assistantships in the graduate speech-language pathology program at Saint Xavier University include a tuition waiver for two credit hours of course work per semester. In return for the tuition waiver, the students will spend up to five hours per week working as research, tutorial or clinical assistants. Application for a graduate assistantship is made after entrance into the program.