The Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders in the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Montana prepare students to become competent professionals who study and serve the developmental, treatment, and assessment needs of individuals with disorders in speech, language, swallowing, and/or hearing.
The department educates students for employment in school (K-12 and higher education), medical, and human service settings. The mission of the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders is to prepare students for progressive, collaborative, and research-minded careers in speech-language pathology, audiology, and related fields through rigorous academic and clinical training.
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The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is a pre-professional membership association for students interested in the study of communication sciences and disorders. National membership is available to undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral students enrolled full- or part-time in a communication sciences program or related major.
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