Why study communication sciences and disorders at UND?

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Communication Sciences and Disorders is a rapidly growing field that offers tremendous personal and professional rewards. At UND, you'll learn the fundamentals of communication sciences and disorders, including:

  • Phonetics
  • Speech and hearing science
  • Language development
  • Audiology

You'll get practical experience by conducting research and treating clients in our own speech clinic. The program offers excellent preparation for graduate study, which you'll need to work as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist.

Whether your goal is to help children overcome speech disorders or work with adults confronting hearing loss, our program provides the skills you need to make lives better.

Communication Sciences and Disorders at UND

Communication Sciences and Disorders Careers


Projected job growth in communication sciences and disorders

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Median annual salary for speech-language pathologists

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

CSD graduates from UND go on to top graduate schools across the country and find job opportunities in audiology, speech-language pathology and more. Regardless of your career track, you can work in:

  • Elementary and secondary schools
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing and residential care facilities
  • Public clinics
  • Private practice
  • Science/research
  • University education
  • Community hearing and speech agencies

When You Major in Communication Sciences & Disorders

A Communication Sciences & Disorders degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:

  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech Disorder Specialist
  • Disabilities Specialist
  • Autism (Therapies)
  • Early Intervention

UND Communication Sciences & Disorders Alumni

Communication Sciences & Disorders alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:

  • Sanford Health
  • Advanced Medical Personnel Services, Inc.
  • Clinical, Inc.
  • North Dakota School for the Deaf

Communication Sciences and Disorders Courses You Could Take

Leaders in Action

With personal experience guiding her, Olivia Taylor pursued Speech Language Pathology to help others.

Read Olivia's Story