Admissions

Application Deadline:  February 1 st



Admission Requirements:

  1. Cumulative GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale for the last two years of undergraduate study.
  2. Submission of quantitative, qualitative, and analytical writing GRE scores.
  3. At least 8 credit hours in lab sciences (chemistry, biology, or physics).
  4. At least six credit hours of college level mathematics of which three hours must be statistics.
  5. At least six credit hours of of behavioral and or social sciences such as abnormal, developmental, and/or experimental psychology, sociology or anthropology. 


Application Process:

  1. Fill out online application or request a paper application from the graduate school by calling (423) 439-4221. Indicate on the application whether you want to be considered for a Graduate Assistantship or Tuition Scholarship.
  2. Pay $35 application fee.
  3. Send GRE scores from ETS.  The ETSU institution code is 1198.
  4. Send official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended. 

    Mail Transcripts to:
    East Tennessee State University
    School of Graduate Studies
    P.O. Box 70720
    Johnson City, TN 37614-1710
  5. Three letters of recommendation sent in a sealed envelope with the signature of the recommender on the seal. Recommendation form can be filled out but is not required. 

    Mail Letters to:
    East Tennessee State University
    School of Graduate Studies
    P.O. Box 70720
    Johnson City, TN 37614-1710
  6. Personal Statement (included in online application).
  7. Interview (Will be scheduled after review of all applications.)
  8. If admitted prior to receiving undergraduate degree, an official transcript showing degree awarded must be sent to the School of Graduate Studies.

    *Applications are processed in the order they are received.


    Any questions about the application process please contact:

    Shella Bennett, M.Ed., CPS
    Data Analyst/Graduate Specialist
    East Tennessee State University
    School of Graduate Studies
    P.O. Box 70720
    Johnson City, TN 37614-1710
    Phone: (423) 439-4708
    Fax: (423) 439-5624
    Email: bennetsg@etsu.edu

    Any questions about the audiology program please contact:

    Jacek Smurzynski, Ph.D.
    Department of ASLP
    East Tennessee State University
    Phone: (423) 439-4536
    Email:  

Additional Information:

  • The Department of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology will have Open Houses for prospective students interested in our AuD (Audiology Clinical Doctorate) and graduate SLP program.The next Audiology Open House is scheduled for January 11, 2014. For those interested, please email  ETSU-Audiology@etsu.edu or call Dr. Jacek Smurzynski at (423) 439-4536; smurzyns@etsu.edu. More details here.