Being a student member of TSHA opens doors to relationships, Clinical Fellowship (CF) and career opportunities, and experiences that will change your trajectory as a future speech-language pathologist or audiologist. Our mission statement is to, “Empower members to provide the highest quality, life-changing care for individuals with communication and related disorders.” For students, this means empowering them through TSHA beginning during their education. Students also receive special student-only membership benefits.
Student membership is only $35 per year, and student member Convention registration is only $60! Potential members in or during their Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) who were not student members of TSHA will receive a 25% active membership discount on their dues with documentation from the CF Supervisor stating that they are supervising the CFY. Students who have been members of the Association for 1 year will receive a 25% discount on their first year professional member dues. Students who have been members for 2 years will receive a FREE membership on their first year professional member dues.
Why wait? Become a Student Member of TSHA today!
Join as a Student Member
Students with a minimum of six (6) credit hours are eligible for membership. Students must identify their program coordinator to verify their status. Student membership is $35 per year.
Why Join as a Student Member?
FREE and discounted online courses
TSHA helps you maintain your Texas state license and ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) through its CE opportunities, including the FREE SLP-Assistants Guide and SI Eligibility Guidelines and a discounted Code of Ethics course.
FREE continuing education registry
Use TSHA’s online, members-only CE Tracker to record all of the hours you earn through TSHA-approved courses. Then simply print and send your personalized report to ASHA and/or the Texas State Board of Examiners for renewals.
Regular legislative updates
Receive TSHA Capital Watch updates via email pertaining to relevant SLP and audiology issues, opportunities for advocacy, and talking points related to Texas state legislative and regulatory activity affecting the professions.
Career and workplace resources
At www.txsha.org, you will find online job classifieds as well as complimentary work setting resources for public schools, medical settings, private practice, universities, and more.
TSHA Convention discount
Join 4,500 of your Texas peers for the TSHA Convention and save up to $180 off non-member registration fees. That’s a savings nearly double the cost of Active Member dues (advance registration required to receive discount).
Communicologist magazine and newsletter
Published six times per year and bi-weekly, this members-only resource provides member news; relevant articles; updates relevant to SLPs, audiologists, and assistants across the Lone Star State.
Opportunities to get involved
Volunteer to serve as a Graduate Student Representative on the TSHA Executive Board, on a TSHA Council committee, or at TSHA Convention and make a difference.
Resources for Students
Texas NSSLHA Chapters
The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is the only national student organization for pre-professionals studying communication sciences and disorders (CSD) recognized by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Established in 1972, NSSLHA supports 13,400+ members and 300+ chapters at colleges and universities nationwide. For more information, visit the National NSSHLA website or contact your university's NSSHLA chapter advisor below.
National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA)
Volunteer for TSHA
More Resources and Opportunities from TSHA and ASHA
Texas ASHA Accredited University Programs
The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) accredits eligible clinical doctoral programs in audiology and master's degree programs in speech-language pathology
The following Texas universities offer undergraduate and CAA-accredited graduate programs.
The following Texas universities offer undergraduate programs in the field of speech, language, and hearing sciences.
Clinical Fellowship Resources
Congratulations on beginning your Clinical Fellowship (CF) Year! Your TSHA Graduate Student Representatives are here for you as you begin this journey. Here are some links we have found to be helpful as we've begun to navigate our Clinical Fellowship Year placements. If you find other resources you would like to share with other Clinical Fellows across Texas, please send them to email@example.com.
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)