Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Overview

We Offer:

Strategic Plans

We have developed a Strategic Plan, which focuses on the five primary goals and strategic issues identified as priorities by the University of South Dakota:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Research and Creative Activity
  • Enrollment Management
  • Institutional Positioning
  • Funding and Resource Development

Affiliated Clinics

We also are committed to providing clinical services to the public in conjunction with the clinical education of our students.

Scholarships

We offer a wide variety of scholarships and awards for students majoring in communication disorders. Scholarship opportunities are announced each spring semester for awarding at our annual Spring Banquet.  Email us at csd@usd.edu for more information about these.

Freshman scholarship information is available through the Financial Aid Office.

Student Organizations

The National Student Speech-Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA) offers an opportunity to get to know faculty and other students by sponsoring social and educational events throughout the year.

Benefits of the organizations:

  • Discounts for ASHA membership.
  • ASHA's Employment Referral Service (ERS), excellent to use when looking for Clinical Fellowship Year position.
  • Access to professional literature.
  • Opportunity to interact with professionals.
  • Assistance in the transition from student to professional.
  • Professional growth from participation in NSSLHA activities and programs.
  • Local chapter--scholarships and favorable consideration for graduate school application.