Wyoming Licensing Requirements for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
The information below is collected from state licensure boards or regulatory agencies responsible for regulating the professions of Speech-Language Pathology and/or Audiology. It is intended for informational use only, and should not be construed as legal advice.
Contact the state's licensure board or regulatory agency for exact licensure, certification, or registration requirements in your jurisdiction.
Initial Licensure Requirement
- At least a Master's degree; effective July 1, 2012all new audiology applicants must possess a doctoral degree from an educational institution recognized by the Board
- Supervised clinical practicum of 375 hours
- Thirty-six weeks of full-time postgraduate supervised clinical fellowship
- Passage of an ETS exam
Qualifications shall be equivalent to current requirements for the ASHA CCC's or ABA certification
- Physicians, surgeons or their supervisees who conduct hearing testing
- Hearing aid dealer
- Certified individuals performing services solely in the public schools or the Department of Health programs for the developmentally disabled
- Students appropriately titled as interns or trainees
- Clinical fellows
- Persons licensed in other states with equivalent standards may have the exam waived and licensure granted.
- The board may waive the exam and grant a license to any person certified as clinically competent by a nationally recognized association for speech and hearing.
Interim Practice/Temporary Licensure
Persons completing all requirements for licensure except the clinical experience may obtain a provisional license; provisional license is lasts 12 months and may be renewed for one additional twelve month period.
Continuing Education for Licensure Renewal
Requires 12 contact hours per year
Department of Administration and Information, Professional Licensing Boards, Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology
The Board shall comprise five members appointed by the Governor; Board members shall be residents of the state for at least 1 year prior to appointment and shall have been practicing for at least 5 years prior to appointment; there shall be one licensed audiologist, two licensed speech-language pathologists, one consumer member, and one licensed physician, surgeon, or dentist.
The provision of speech pathology or audiology services in this state, through telephonic, electronic or other means, regardless of the location of the speech pathologists or audiologists, shall constitute the practice of speech pathology or audiology and shall require licensure as provided in this chapter.
The information contained herein was collected and summarized annually. For detailed information on state licensure requirements, contact the state board and visit this website:
Wyoming Board of Speech Pathology & Audiology
Questions regarding state advocacy issues? Call ASHA at 800-498-2071 and ask for the State Advocacy Team.