Speech Language Hearing Sciences
If you’re interested in Speech Language Hearing Sciences (SLHS), there’s no better place to learn and grow than at MSUM. Our pre-professional bachelor’s degree prepares you for graduate-level study in speech-language pathology—which is also offered on campus—or doctorate-level study in audiology. You’ll get hands-on experience using state-of-the-art equipment and interact with community members in MSUM’s on-campus clinic, which is unique to our university and the region.
Service learning opportunities on campus and in the community are an important focus, especially through the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association in conjunction with SERTOMA (SERvice TO MAnkind), a local organization that promotes better speech and hearing in the community.
The Speech Language Hearing Clinic is unique to the area and provides a range of services for children and adults with communication difficulties.
Faculty-student research collaboration in the areas of child language, articulation/phonology, augmentative and alternative communication, fluency, voice and audiology is greatly emphasized.
The Regional Assistive Technology Center provides augmentative and alternative communication systems to clients.
Students present research at local and national conferences.
The Auditory Processing Disorders Clinic offers assessment for auditory processing disorders.
Speech Language Hearing Sciences Student Success Stories
MSUM’s SLHS and special education students teamed up in an interprofessional project to strengthen their collaboration skills.
Miranda Hamman, a graduate student pursuing her master’s in speech pathology, created a project about the negative effects of screen time on young children, which she’ll present at the annual Student Academic Conference.
Speech Language Hearing Sciences staff, students and alumni recently celebrated the naming of the Fargo-Moorhead Sertoma Club Audio Suite.
We’re committed to providing you the best opportunities to gain knowledge and skill throughout your entire college career. You’ll get hands-on experience in MSUM’s on-site clinic, and learn by observing and doing.
MSUM’s speech language hearing science program provides you with a solid foundation in anatomy, physiology, linguistics, psychology and education giving you a better understanding of communication disorders and treatment. You will be well prepared for graduate-level study and certification with our on-campus clinic. Here is just a sample of speech language hearing science careers that are predicted to have major job growth through this decade.
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