Membership Levels

Foundation Level Professional Member- Member as described below (Professional Member) who supports the SCSHA Foundation. SCSHA Foundation Level Members are recognized in the SCSHA In Touch and in the SCSHA Directory.

Professional Member- Professional members are defined as professionals who hold a graduate degree with a major emphasis in speech- language pathology, audiology or speech-language or hearing sciences, or a graduate degree and present evidence of active research, interest and performance in the field of human communication. 

Foundation Level Associate Member Associate Member as described below (Associate Member) who supports the SCSHA Foundation. SCSHA Foundation Members are recognized in the SCSHA InTouch and in the SCSHA Directory.

Associate Member- Professionals who hold the following qualifications: any level of professional certification awarded by the South Carolina Department of Education in the area of communicative disorders, or a Bachelor's degree with major emphasis in speech-language pathology, audiology, speech science, hearing science or speech-language and hearing science. 

Student Member- Students who are currently enrolled in a degree program at the Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral level in speech-language pathology, communication sciences and disorders, speech and hearing science or audiology in a recognized college or university program.

NSSLHA Student Member – Students belonging to NSSLHA or Collegiate Sertoma Club who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in speech-language pathology, communication sciences and disorders, speech and hearing science, or audiology in a recognized college or university program.

Life Member- (applications subject to approval) Life membership may be granted to applicants who have held membership in the South Carolina Speech- Language-Hearing Association for twenty (20) consecutive years and have attained the age of sixty-five (65).