American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Utah 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

Communication Disorders Educator License K-12 with Audiology Endorsement

Initial  Endorsement

To qualify for the audiologist endorsement, an individual must obtain a master's degree or equivalent in audiology from a nationally or regionally accredited institution and have been recommended by an institution whose program of preparation is Board-approved and accredited.

Level 2 Endorsement

After 5 years of work experience in the Virginia public schools an audiologist must apply for level 2.

Level 3 Endorsement

An audiologist with ASHA's Certificate of Clinical Competence qualifies for a level 3 after the initial licensure.

Continuing Education Requirement

100 licensure points are required every five years for a Level 1 license.

Speech-Language Pathologist

Speech-Language Pathology Educator License K-12 with Speech Endorsement

Initial  Endorsement

To qualify for the speech-language pathology endorsement, an individual must obtain ASHA's Certificate of Clinical Competence or a master's degree or equivalent in speech-language pathology from a nationally or regionally accredited institution and have been recommended by an institution whose program of preparation is Board-approved and accredited.

Level 2 Endorsement

After 5 years of work experience in the Virginia public schools a speech-language pathologist must apply for level 2.

Level 3 Endorsement

A speech-language pathologist with ASHA's Certificate of Clinical Competence qualifies for a level 3 after the initial licensure.

Continuing Education

100 licensure points are required every five years for a Level 1 license.

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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