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Communication Sciences and Disorders, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #992 (BCR) Grand Forks, ND, United States
Get ready for graduate school to pursue a rewarding career in a high-demand health care discipline with the Communication Sciences and Disorders program from University of North Dakota.
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Communication is central to human interaction, and helping people make themselves understood offers exceptional rewards. A B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from University of North Dakota is designed to prepare you to pursue professional and graduate work, including a graduate degree in speech-language pathology or audiology.

Why Study Communication Sciences and Disorders at UND?

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Phonetics
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism
  • Survey of Communication Disorders 
  • Speech and Hearing Science 
  • Articulation and Phonological Development and Disorders 
  • Normal Language Structure
  • Language Development
  • Language Development Laboratory 
  • Neuroanatomy 
  • Language, Multiculturalism and Communication Disorders
  • Introduction to Audiology 
  • Aural Rehabilitation
  • Craniofacial Anomalies 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete Mandatory Immunizations and TB Screening
  • Send Official Records
  • Apply Online and Pay $35 Application Fee
  • Complete Statement of Financial Responsibility
  • Provide Evidence of English Proficiency

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    16423 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16423 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12317 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12317 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8211 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8211 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Minnesota Residents $9,197/year

Living costs for Grand Forks

  • 1000 - 2180 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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