American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

New Mexico 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

  1. Master's degree in audiology or communication disorders or equivalent degree (regardless of name) awarded prior to January 1, 2007, or a doctoral degree in audiology or equivalent (regardless of name) or a certification of completion of degree requirements from the conferring institution;
    and
  2. ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
  3. Proof of having passed Praxis
  4. Proof of having passed jurisprudent examination with a grade of no less than 70%
  5. Proof of current or previous licensure in another state (if applicable)

Continuing Education Requirement

Twenty clock hours are to be reported every two years with your renewal. These hours may be distributed over the two year period or they may all be obtained in one year.

Speech-Language Pathologist

State License

  1. Master's degree in speech–language pathology, speech language and hearing science, communication disorders or equivalent degree (regardless of degree name) or a certification of completion of degree requirements from the conferring institution
  2. ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
  3. Proof of having passed Praxis
  4. Proof of having passed jurisprudent examination with a grade of no less than 70%
  5. Proof of current or previous licensure in another state (if applicable)

Continuing Education Requirement

Twenty clock hours are to be reported every two years with your renewal. These hours may be distributed over the two year period or they may all be obtained in one year.

Resources

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

Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing Practices Board

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

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