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
- 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
- 30 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- 74 (thesis option)
- 71 (non-thesis option)
DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Human Medicine Health Sciences View 403 other Masters in Communication Sciences in United States
- 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.
International23005 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23005 USD per year during 30 months.
National17254 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17254 USD per year during 30 months.
In-State11502 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11502 USD per year during 30 months.
- Minnesota residents: 14,608.32 USD per year
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