The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Northern Iowa offers the following degree programs: • Communication Sciences and Disorders, B.A. • Speech-Language Pathology, M.A.

Our students participate in clinical practica at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Roy Eblen Speech and Hearing Clinic and in various off-campus clinical placements. The program in speech-language pathology is accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Council of Academic Accreditation
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
2200 Research Blvd.
Rockville, Maryland 20850-3289
Telephone (301) 296-5700
Non-Member: (800) 638-8255
Fax: (301) 296-8580

The department is housed in the Communication Arts Center building and is part of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences (CHAS) at the University of Northern Iowa.


Names of 2014 ISHA Scholars Released

Congratulations to Meghan Wethington, Kari Lien, Lindsey Lang, Leslie Holtkamp, and Laura Carson for being named 2014 ISHA Scholars. They will now go on to compete against University of Iowa and St. Ambrose University students for the Neil VerHoef Scholarship. Congratulations and thank you for representing the University of Northern Iowa! Read biographies of the students...

Save the Date for ICCD 2015

The Iowa Conference on Communicative Disorders will be held April 9-10, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Cedar Falls, Iowa. More details to come as the event approaches!!

Dr. Burda receives Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations to Dr. Angela Burda, who was just awarded the “Teaching Excellence Award” from the Dean’s Student Advisory Committee. This is the third consecutive year that a Communication Sciences and Disorders faculty member has won this award! Thank you, Dr. Burda, for your contributions and service to our department!