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Are you a student looking to apply to a graduate program in Audiology or Speech Language Pathology? Start your application now!

CSDCAS is a centralized admissions service developed for SLP and Audiology graduate clinical programs. It allows applicants to use a single web-based application and one set of materials to apply to multiple SLP or Audiology programs. It is free for programs to use and includes administrative tools to facilitate your decision-making process. If your university is ready to join the CSDCAS community, the first step is to complete the non-binding CSDCAS Participation Agreement and return it to Megan Woods at mwoods@capcsd.org.

SLP Programs Participate in CSDCAS
Audiology Programs Participate in CSDCAS

Benefits

Administration

  • Includes administrative tools that significantly reduce the burden of data entry, calculations, and tracking through the decision making process. It eliminates the need to track applicant information on paper or in excel spreadsheets and allows for custom GPA calculations.

Recruitment

  • Promote your program to a broader spectrum of prospective applicants in order to recruit a qualified applicant pool that is diverse in terms of race, ethnicity, background, experiences, and geographic location. Around 12,000 unique applicants submit their applications in CSDCAS each year.
  • All of the established programs that joined CSDCAS in the 2022-2023 cycle saw an increase in the number of applications they received. The average increase for the SLP programs was 41% and the average increase for Audiology programs was 101%.

Communication

  • Communication tools allow for easy contact with applicants at any stage of their admissions process, so you can send recruitment information, decisions, follow-ups, etc. This all can significantly increase your program's acceptance yield.

Data

  • Capture more comprehensive applicant data in which to make admission decisions.
  • Analyze local application trends against peer programs and national data in order to develop more effective recruitment strategies.
  • Export CSDCAS applicant data into your university‚Äôs student information system (e.g., Banner, PeopleSoft, etc.).

Support

  • Applicants have a CSDCAS customer support team accessible by chat, phone, or email. Universities have their own customer support team for questions about how to best utilize the software for managing the admissions process.
  • Check the real-time status of an applicant's application, transcripts, and references online at any point in the cycle.
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Contact Megan Woods, Director of Centralized Admissions, for more information or to schedule a demo at mwoods@capcsd.org

 

CSDCAS is a service of the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) and is administered in partnership with Liaison International, an education information technology company.

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