We are looking for students whose academic and professional backgrounds, communication skills, and passion for the field meet the demands of their chosen program and promise a successful career.

If you are applying for our on-campus Communication Disorders program, you can apply through the CSDCAS online application. If you are an Emerson undergraduate student applying to the on-campus Communication Disorders program use this application form, not the CSDCAS application. If you are applying to the online Communication Disorders program, you can apply through the Speech@Emerson website

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You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, but no later than the deadlines listed below.

*Priority Decision Advantages: priority review for admission, first consideration for scholarships, earlier receipt of an admissions decision, and additional time to find housing and for international students to secure their visa.

Active-Duty & Veteran Applicants: All applicants who are on active duty in the U.S. Military, are members of the U.S. Reserves or National Guard, or are Veterans of the U.S. Military will automatically have their application fee waived.

The following table lists links to program-specific application requirements in addition to deadlines for start dates. Please note that some programs do not offer year-round admission.

Application Deadlines

Program Name Spring 2020
(January Start)
Summer 2020
(May or July Start) 
Fall 2020
(September Start)
Communication Disorders (On-Campus) Not offered Not offered CSDCAS: January 1
Communication Disorders (On-Campus, Current Emerson Undergraduate Students) Not offered Not offered November 1
Communication Disorders (Online)

Priority Deadline: September 27, 2019

Final Deadline: November 1, 2019

Priority Deadline: January 24, 2020

Final Deadline: February 28, 2020

TBD

Creative Writing Not offered Not offered  *Priority Decision: February 1
Rolling Admission Through: March 2
Digital Marketing and Data Analytics (Online) *Priority Decision: November 1 
Rolling Admission Through: December 1 
Not offered *Priority Decision: March 1
Rolling Admission Through: July 15
Film and Media Art Not offered

Not offered

*Priority Decision: February 1
No rolling admission

Journalism Not offered *Priority Decision: March 1
Rolling Admission Through: May 15

Not offered

Media Design Not offered Not offered *Priority Decision: March 1
Rolling Admission Through: July 15
Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing *Priority Decision: November 1 
Rolling Admission Through: December 1
*Priority Decision: March 1
Rolling Admission Through: April 15 
*Priority Decision: March 1 
Rolling Admission Through: July 15
Public Relations *Priority Decision: November 1
Rolling Admission Through: December 1

Not offered

*Priority Decision: March 1
Rolling Admission Through: July 15
Publishing and Writing Not offered

Not offered

*Priority Decision: February 1
Rolling Admission Through: July 15
Strategic Marketing Communication *Priority Decision: November 1
Rolling Admission Through: December 1 

Not offered

*Priority Decision: March 1
Rolling Admission Through: July 15
Theatre Education & Applied Theatre Not offered

Not offered

*Priority Decision: February 1
Rolling Admission Through: July 15

Writing for Film and Television Not offered

Not offered

*Priority Decision: February 1
Rolling Admission Through: May 1