Membership Categories

GSHA's membership dues are for the fiscal year July 1-June 30, and are not pro-rated. 

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Regular Membership ($125) -  Join Now!

Regular membership is open to individuals who have a Master's Degree or equivalent with the major emphasis in speech-language pathology, audiology, speech and hearing science, or education of the hearing impaired; or who have a Master's Degree or equivalent in another field, with evidence of active research, interest or performance in the field of human communication.

Associate Membership ($100) - Join Now!

Associate membership is open to individuals who have a Bachelor's Degree, but who do not meet the academic requirements for Regular Membership.

Student Membership ($35) - Join Now!

Student membership is open to individuals enrolled in a fulltime undergraduate, accredited graduate, or doctoral program in speech-language pathology, audiology, speech and hearing science, or an alternate field with evidence of active research, interest, or practice in the field of communication, swallowing, or hearing disorders. (Note: Student members are ineligible to vote or hold office in an elected/appointed
GSHA
position.)

Advocate Membership ($35) - Join Now!

Advocate membership is open to individuals (e.g., parents, caregivers, and adult consumers) with an interest in the goals of GSHA and the field of human communication and its disorders. Advocate members must not be professionals holding a bachelor's or graduate degree in speech-language pathology, audiology, speech, language, or hearing science, or education of the hearing-impaired.

Corporate Membership ($400) Click here to complete the online form; Click here to download the application form.

Corporate membership is open to entities who have interest in the goals of GSHA and the field of human communication and its disorders and are not eligible for regular or associate membership. Corporate members receive the following benefits:

  • All GSHA publications
  • Access to the GSHA member database and members only pages
  • 10 percent discount on exhibits for conference
  • 10 percent discount on membership fees for all employees of the corporate member or organization
  • One free GSHA job opening posting per year (additional postings are available at a 50 discount)
  • Company logo on GSHA’s home page during the fiscal year of membership
Life Members (free)

Lifetime membership is open to individuals who have held a GSHA membership for 10 years and have attained the age of 65; annual dues are waived.

Honorary Members (free)

Honorary membership is provided to individuals who have made significant and unusual contributions to GSHA. These individuals are selected by the Executive Council .

Important Information About Membership Dues

  • Membership dues are for the fiscal year July 1 through June 30.
  • GSHA does not offer pro-rated dues for mid-year joins.
  • GSHA distributes all membership renewal notices in April.
  • Membership shall be considered lapsed if dues are not paid by June 30 of that year.