American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Call for Public Comment on Applicants for CAA Accreditation

Updated August 6, 2014

Fall 2014 Site Visits | Spring 2015 Site Visits

In accordance with the Council on Academic Accreditation's (CAA) Policy and Procedures on Public Comment (effective January 1, 2002; revisions effective July 1, 2005), the CAA is seeking public comment as part of its review of the clinical doctoral programs in audiology or master's programs in speech-language pathology that have submitted Applications for Candidacy or Applications for Initial or Continued Accreditation for review by the CAA.

Instructions for Submitting Comments

Individuals who wish to provide input about a program seeking candidacy (preaccreditation) or initial accreditation by the CAA or about a CAA-accredited program seeking continued accreditation may do so in two ways, by:

  • submitting written comments prior to the accreditation site visit in accordance with the procedures specified in the Policy and Procedures on Public Comment, or
  • providing comments to the site visit team during the program's scheduled site visit.

All comments must

Comments that do not meet the requirements as articulated in the Policy and Procedures on Public Comment will not be considered, and the individual or group commenting will be so notified.

The Standards and the CAA's Policy and Procedures on Public Comment are available on the ASHA website. These documents also may be obtained by sending a written request to the Accreditation Office at ASHA, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, by calling ASHA's Action Center at 800-498-2071, or by sending an e-mail to accreditation@asha.org.

Graduate Programs Under Review

Please note the graduate programs, their locations, and the dates of site visits, are listed in alphabetical order by the name of their sponsoring institution of higher education. The programs are grouped based on the semester in which a site visit is anticipated after submission of its application. Written comments must be received in the Accreditation Office 15 days prior to the CAA's scheduled site visit dates identified in the following listing. Site visit dates will be updated as they are confirmed.

Site Visits Scheduled Fall 2014

Application for Candidacy

N/A

Application for Initial Accreditation

Molloy College
Rockville Centre, New York
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: September 22–23, 2014

Application for Continued Accreditation

Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: September 15–16, 2014

Buffalo State College
Buffalo, New York
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: September 18–19, 2014

California University of Pennsylvania
California, Pennsylvania
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: November 6–7, 2014

East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina
Clinical doctoral program in audiology
Master's program in speech-language pathology

Dates of Site Visit: November 3–4, 2014

Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: October 6–7, 2014

Jackson State University
Jackson, Mississippi
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: November 3–4, 2014

Rockhurst University
Kansas City, Missouri
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: November 6–7, 2014

Southeastern Louisiana University
Hammond, Louisiana
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: September 25–26, 2014

Southern University and A&M College
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: November 6–7, 2014

St. Xavier University
Chicago, Illinois
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: October 13–14, 2014

Teachers College, Columbia University
New York, New York
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: November 3–4, 2014

University of Akron
Akron, Ohio
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: September 22–23, 2014

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: October 20–21, 2014

University of Wisconsin – AuD Consortium
Madison, Wisconsin
Clinical doctoral program in audiology
Dates of Site Visit: September 29–October 1, 2014

University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
Whitewater, Wisconsin
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: November 3–4, 2014

Valdosta State University
Valdosta, Georgia
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: October 16–17, 2014 (postponed from spring 2014)

West Chester University
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: September 15–16, 2014

Site Visits Scheduled Spring 2015

Application for Candidacy

N/A

Application for Initial Accreditation

N/A

Application for Continued Accreditation

Abilene Christian University
Abilene, Texas
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

Appalachian State University
Boone, North Carolina
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

California State University, San Marcos
San Marcos, California
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

CUNY, Brooklyn College/Hunter College – Graduate Center
New York, New York
Clinical doctoral program in audiology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

CUNY, Lehman College
Bronx, New York
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

Longwood University
Farmville, Virginia
Master's program in speech-language pathology, including distance education
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, Texas
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
Clinical doctoral program in audiology
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, Texas
Clinical doctoral program in audiology
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

University of Texas, Pan-American
Edinburg, Texas
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

West Texas A & M University
Canyon, Texas
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: TBD

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