Michigan Teacher Requirements for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists
The following information summarizes the requirements currently necessary to begin work in the public school system as an: audiologist or speech-language pathologist.
This information has been collected by researching individual state department of education regulations and policy documents, state administrative code provisions and by contacting each state department of education. Please be advised that regulations and policy may change at any time, so always check with your state department of education for the most up-to-date information.
- Master's or doctoral degree in audiology from a regionally accredited college or university approved by the Audiology Board
- Completion of at least nine months of supervised clinical experience in audiology
- Successful completion of an examination in audiology
- Applicants with an AuD degree must submit an official transcript from an accredited educational institution approved by the Audiology Board
- If an applicant has held Certificate of Clinical Competence or American Board of Audiology certification up to September 1, 1995, then they are deemed to have met the education, clinical experience, and examination requirements
Continuing Education Requirement
Every licensed audiologist must complete, during the two-year period prior to the date of renewal of the license, at least 20 hours of continuing education in courses or programs approved by the Audiology Board.
- Possess a master's or doctoral degree from an accredited educational program; and
- Have successfully completed a supervised postgraduate clinical experience in speech-language pathology; and
- Have passed an examination;
- Possesses current Certification of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology (CCC-SLP).
Limited License for School-based Speech-Language Pathologists
The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs may issue a limited license for a certified teacher whose teaching certificate was endorsed on January 12, 2009, in the area of speech and language impairment for the sole purpose of providing speech-language impairment services as part of employment or contract with a school district, nonpublic school, or state department that provides educational services.
The information contained herein was collected and summarized annually. For detailed information on teacher certification requirements, contact the state department of education and visit these websites:
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (Audiology)
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (Speech-Language Pathology)
Questions regarding state advocacy issues? Call ASHA at 800-498-2071 and ask for the State Advocacy Team.