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. 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.

Initial Licensure

Audiology

  1. Possess a doctor of audiology degree, or a master’s degree or equivalent granted before July 1, 2012 from an educational institution recognized by the Board.
  2. Evidence of the completion of educational and clinical experience
  3. Pass an examination approved by the board; or
  4. Submit evidence of clinical competency by verifying current ASHA or ABA certification.

Speech-Language Pathology

  1. At least a Master's degree from an educational institution recognized by the Board
    1. Evidence of the completion of educational and clinical experience
    2. Pass an examination approved by the board, or
    3. Submit evidence of clinical competency by verifying current ASHA or ABA certification.

    Exemptions

    1. Physicians, surgeons or their supervisees who conduct hearing testing
    2. Hearing aid dealer
    3. Certified individuals performing services solely in the public schools or the Department of Health programs for the developmentally disabled
    4. Students appropriately titled as interns or trainees
    5. Clinical fellows

    Reciprocity

    1. Persons licensed in other states with equivalent standards may have the exam waived and licensure granted.
    2. 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

    Persons completing all requirements for licensure except the clinical experience may obtain a provisional license. The  provisional license lasts 12 months and may be renewed for one additional twelve month period.

    Continuing Education

    Licensees must complete 12 contact hours per year for renewal.

    Telepractice

    For information on Wyoming telepractice requirements, visit State Telepractice Requirements.

    Board Oversight

    Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology

    Resources

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

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