M.Sc. On Campus

Communication Sciences and Disorders

University of North Dakota

30 months
23005 USD/year
17254 USD/year
11502 USD/year
Tuition fee
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With the Communication Sciences and Disorders program from University of North Dakota you will study the science of communication disorders and make a lasting difference in the lives of children and adults.


Demand continues to rise for professionals who can diagnose and treat speech, language and hearing disabilities. With an M.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from UND, you’ll have the skills you need to launch a career as a speech language pathologist or audiologist.

Why Study Communication Sciences and Disorders at University of North Dakota?

Communication sciences and disorders is a fast-growing field that offers tremendous personal and professional rewards. UND's CSD program combines rigorous classroom instruction with research and real-world clinical experience to prepare you to evaluate, diagnose and treat a broad range of speech, language and hearing disorders.

At UND, you'll work closely with faculty who have a broad range of professional experiences and interests. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 3:1, you'll develop close working relationships with your professors and classmates.

You'll also gain experience through our on-site clinical partnerships with local schools and hospitals. Practice your skills in our:

  • Language and literacy group
  • Toddler language circle
  • Performance and recovery in stroke group
  • Social language group

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Research in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
  • Audiology for SLPs
  • Neurogenic Communication Disorders 
  • Investigations in Child Language
  • Advanced Management of Articulation and Phonological Disorders
  • Stuttering Intervention
  • Management of Phonatory Disorders
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Dysphagia

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


71 SCH
  • 74 (thesis option)
  • 71  (non-thesis option)


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Record Examination—General Test.
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75 and a 3.00 in the courses required for an undergraduate major in Communication Sciences Disorders.
  • Admittance to approved status typically requires an undergraduate major in Communication Sciences Disorders.
  • Those admitted to Qualified Status must have at least 12 semester credits of undergraduate work in the field, but will be required to complete the coursework for the undergraduate major.
  • Applicants should include documentation of their qualifications relative to the criteria above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23005 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23005 USD per year during 30 months.
  • National

    17254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17254 USD per year during 30 months.
  • In-State

    11502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11502 USD per year during 30 months.
  • Minnesota residents: 14,608.32 USD per year

Living costs for Grand Forks

1000 - 2180 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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