Kristin Berndt

Director for the Center for Communication Sciences & Disorders / Internship Coordinator

Address: CSB 119
Phone: 507-389-1543

Name: Kristin Berndt, M.S., CCC-SLP


  • BS in Communication Sciences & Disorders, Minnesota State University Mankato, 2011
  • MS in Speech-Language Pathology, University of Nebraska, Omaha, 2013

Teaching: Kristin’s goals are to enhance students' clinical experience in speech language pathology, specifically related to working with pediatric and adolescent clients, while facilitating optimal application of classroom instruction to clinical practice.

Current Courses:

  • CDIS 444 Appraisal & Diagnosis
  • CDIS 695 Clinical Practicum: Communication Disorders
  • CDIS 696 Comprehensive Assessment Clinic
  • CDIS 697 Professional Preparation in Speech-Language Pathology
  • CDIS 698 Internship

Areas of Interest: Kristin’s areas of focus include student education and mentorship in order to develop evidence-based practice in clinical delivery. Her goals are to collaborate with other departments at the university, and other professionals in the field to provide real-world experiences and opportunities, while developing knowledgeable and skilled clinicians ready for practice after graduation.

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