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School of Family Studies and Human Services


Graduates of the program are highly recruited because of their academic preparation and their clinical flexibility for serving individuals in any environment. Recent history shows that almost half of Kansas State University CSD program graduates seek initial employment in medical settings and the other half in school-based settings.

The CSD program also has a Facebook page It provides an avenue to learn about the program and activities for current and future students and alumni.

Did You Know...

Klaire Mann Brumbaugh, who graduated from the Master's program in 2011, had an article published in Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools (July, 2013) about the interventions that SLPs use for preschool-age children who have speech sound disorders. That article got special mention in From the Journals column in the ASHA Leader (November, 2013). The article, co-authored by Ann Bosma Smit, is entitled "Treating children ages 3-6 who have speech sound disorder: A survey."

Annelise Lund, summer 2014 graduate, had an article published in the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology in August of 2013. Its title is "Line Spread as a Visual Clinical Tool for Thickened Liquids." Co-authors include Jane Mertz Garcia and Edgar Chambers IV. The article was selected as an ASHA Professional Development continuing education exercise as well.