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Audiology Pathway to Certification

This infographic walks you step-by-step through the process of applying for the CCC-A. It includes important certification and membership information as well as a Pro Tip to help save you up to $225 off your initial certification fees and membership dues. Downloadable version [PDF]

  • Graduate

    Earn your Doctoral degree from a CAA accredited program.

    Tip: Save $225 off your first year of ASHA Membership and Certification by maintaining NSSLHA membership for 2 consecutive years.

  • Praxis

    Take and Pass the Praxis Examination at any time before, during, or after applying.

  • Apply

    Submit your Application for Certification in Audiology to ASHA.

    Please read the current standard to be aware of any changes.

    Tip: Apply for ASHA certification and membership between May 1–August 31 to receive ASHA’s Gift to the Grad offer and receive up to 20 months of membership for the price of 12 months.

  • Join

    Choosing membership with your certification allows you to enjoy ASHA Member Benefits including:

    • Knowledge
    • Learning
    • Advocacy
    • Community
  • Review Period

    Certification will be granted once all documents are received and approved.

    The application review process can take up to 6-8 weeks from the date the last document is received.

  • Certified


    You have been awarded your Certificate of Clinical Competence, and your new ASHA card will be arriving soon.

    You may now use the "CCC-A" credential.

    Tip: Begin earning your CEUs in January of the year following your certification award.

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