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!

Those 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!

Those who have a Bachelor's Degree, but who do not meet the academic requirements for Regular Membership.

Student Membership ($35) - Join Now!

Those enrolled in a full-time in an 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.

Advocate Membership ($35) - Join Now!

Advocate membership is open to 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)

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% discount on exhibits for conference
  • 10% 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 50% of fees charged to GSHA members
  • Company logo on GSHA’s home page during the fiscal year of membership

Click Here to complete the online form or alternatively Click here to download an application for corporate membership.
GSHA will send you a discount code for your use on Membership and Job Listing transactions.

Life Members (free)

Those who have held membership for 10 years and have attained the age of 65; annual dues are waived.

Honorary Members (free)

Those chosen by the Executive Council as having made unusual contributions to GSHA.

Important Information About Payment of Membership Dues

Membership dues are for the fiscal year July 1 through June 30.

Membership renewal notices shall be distributed in May, and membership shall be considered lapsed if dues are not paid by June 30 of that year.