Student Affairs

The 2017-18 Chair for the Student Affairs Committee is Callan Gavigan.  Questions, concerns or comments are always welcomed.  Please contact Callan at

Licensure Information:
Eligibility for Educational Limited SLP License (only for those whose education did not include 9 months of supervised clinical experience).
-Graduate from an accredited master's or doctoral speech-language pathology educational program or a program that has been deemed substantially equivalent.
-Provide proof of acceptance for training in a clinical situation supervised by a licensed SLP.
-Submit the SLP Educational Limited license application found at with the $170.00 fee.
-A fingerprint report and criminal background check are required. Fingerprints must be taken using the instructions and ID number that are sent to the applicant after the license application and fee are received.
License Application
Licensing Guide
LARA Licensure FAQs

To check on the status of your license
Michigan-specific FAQ's, guidelines and requirements for Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist
Contact LARA

University Information:
University Programs in Michigan

The Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association is Proud to Announce the Recipients of the
2017 Student Scholarship Award
Laney Roehl, B.A., Michigan State University
J. Whitney Neal, M.A., Wayne State University

MSHA awards two $500.00 scholarships to MSHA Member graduate students in Speech-Language Pathology and/or Audiology. The award will be presented at the 2018 MSHA Annual Conference, March 22-24, 2018 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Kalamazoo. To apply for this scholarship, please submit the Student Scholarship ApplicationThe deadline for submissions is February 15, 2018

Our deepest thanks to the Prentke-Romich Company for providing these funds. For 50 years the Prentke Romich Company has been leading the way in giving a voice to those who cannot speak for themselves.

Congratulations to the 2017 Student Poster Session Winners:
Seeking Community Priorities: A Case Study of James Bay Cree Perspectives on Child Language Development, Sara Acton, M.A., Eastern Michigan University

An Analysis of Aphasia Education Internet Resources for Spanish Speaking Clients and Families, Anna Poggensee, B.S. and Brittany Barnes, B.A., Western Michigan University
Thank you to Psi Iota Xi, Michigan chapters Eta Sigma, Zeta Theta, Theta Tau, and Eta Omicron, for their support of these awards.  Thanks to our Michigan colleague Char Holcomb, and others, for continuing to support our students in this manner.

Congratulations to Central Michigan University and Michigan State University, winners of the M & M (Most Student MSHA Members) Award

 Resume Guidelines presented by Gordon Krainen at the 2013 Student Session.  

ASHA Information:

National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

ASHA Student Information

ASHA SLP Certification Standards

How to Apply for ASHA Certification in Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical Fellowship FAQs