American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Kansas Teacher Requirements for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists

The information below is collected from state regulatory agencies responsible for regulating school based speech-language pathologists and/or audiologists. The information is reviewed on an annual basis. Please be advised that laws, regulations, and policies may change at any time, so always check with your state for the most up-to-date information.

Audiologist

State License

  • Possess at least a master's degree or equivalent in audiology
  • Have completed a clinical practicum of at least 400 hours, of which at least 325 were completed at the graduate level
  • Have successfully completed a supervised postgraduate professional experience or at least nine months full-time equivalent
  • Have scored at least 600 on the NTE Specialty Area test in Audiology, administered by Educational Testing Services

Continuing Education Requirements

A total of 20 hours of continuing education is required for renewal. For those dually licensed, a total of 30 hours of continuing education is required for renewal.

Speech-Language Pathologist

State License

  • Possess at least a master's degree or equivalent in speech-language pathology
  • Have completed a clinical practicum of at least 400 hours, of which at least 325 were completed at the graduate level
  • Have successfully completed a supervised postgraduate professional experience or at least nine months full-time equivalent
  • Have scored at least 600 on the NTE Specialty Area test in Speech-Language Pathology, administered by Educational Testing Services

Continuing Education Requirements

A total of 20 hours of continuing education is required for renewal. For those dually licensed, a total of 30 hours of continuing education is required for renewal.

Resources

For further information on laws and regulations for school based speech-language pathologists and audiologists, please visit these websites:

Questions regarding state advocacy issues? Call ASHA at 800-498-2071 and ask for the State Advocacy Team.

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