American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Call for Public Comment on Applicants for CAA Accreditation

Updated May 9, 2014

Spring 2014 Site Visits | Fall 2014 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 Spring 2014

Application for Candidacy

N/A

Application for Initial Accreditation

St. Ambrose University
Davenport, Iowa
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: April 3–4, 2014

University of Montana
Missoula, Montana
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: April 10–11, 2014

Application for Continued Accreditation

Kean University of New Jersey
Union, New Jersey
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: March 27–28, 2014

Marywood University
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: March 27–28, 2014

Nazareth College
Rochester, New York
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: March 6–7, 2014

Northeastern State University
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: February 24–25, 2014

Northeastern University
Boston Massachusetts
Clinical doctoral program in audiology
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: March 20–21, 2014

Our Lady of the Lake University
San Antonio, Texas
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: February 20–21, 2014

Seton Hall University
South Orange, New Jersey
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: March 17–18, 2014

University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, Missouri
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: February 17–18, 2014

University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, Oklahoma
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: March 31–April 1, 2014

University of Colorado, Boulder
Boulder, Colorado
Clinical doctoral program in audiology
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: March 31–April 1, 2014

University of Maine, Orono
Orono, Maine
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: April 3–4, 2014

University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Greensboro, North Carolina
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: February 24–25, 2014

University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: February 20–21, 2014

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: March 3–4, 2014 [postponed from October 2013]

University of Tennessee–Health Sciences Center
Knoxville, Tennessee
Clinical doctoral program in audiology
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: March 10–11, 2014

University of Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: February 17–18, 2014

University of Wisconsin, River Falls
River Falls, Wisconsin
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: February 27–28, 2014

Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: March 24–25, 2014

Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Master's program in speech-language pathology
Dates of Site Visit: March 31–April 1, 2014

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

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