Licensure - Clinical Outcome

This information is provided in good faith to applicants as of September 28, 2020.

The Speech@Emerson Speech Language Pathology program leads to a Master of Science in Communication Disorders. The designed outcome is to lead applicants to begin their clinical fellowship, the first step to eligibility as a Licensed Speech Language Pathologist within Massachusetts.

The table below provides a state by state breakdown of comparable licenses, including a determination of eligibility for licensure. This information provided is designed as a baseline determination of whether the program meets individual state specific requirements. Other licenses may be more applicable and/or require additional standards. Licensure requirements and appropriate pathways are subject to change and may differ based on individual student backgrounds, including coursework taken outside the scope of the program. Students should do their own due diligence and determine the appropriate pathway and license type for themselves.

Alabama

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help to streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree in speech-language pathology (preceding the Clinical Fellowship)

Field Experience Requirements: Provide documentation (letter on university/college letterhead with original signature) from the director of the training program that the individual meets the clinical requirements commensurate with the training program and degree (specifically defined in the document). The practical experience was obtained under the qualified supervision within the training institution or one of its cooperative training programs.

State Regulation: Alabama - Rules and Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Alabama - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Alaska

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential:

  1. Temporary Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help to streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree from accredited college or university

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Alaska - Regulation of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists

State Board: Alaska - Division of Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing - Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Arizona

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help to streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree from regionally accredited college or university

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum from a nationally or regionally accredited college consistent with the standards of the state's universities.

State Regulation: Arizona - Administrative Code (clinical)

State Board: Arizona - Department of Health Services - Speech & Hearing Professionals

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Possession of a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) will waive the required documentation for the Clinical Fellowship experience.

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Arkansas

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help to streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree from regionally accredited college or university

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Arkansas - Rules and Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Arkansas - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Possession of a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) will waive the required documentation for the Master's Degree.

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California

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Required Professional Experience (RPE)

  1. Temporary Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help to streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree or equivalent in speech-language pathology from an accredited educational institution

Field Experience Requirements: Applicants must provide evidence of the satisfactory completion of supervised clinical practice with individuals representative of a wide spectrum of ages and communication disorders. The board shall establish by regulation the required number of clock hours, not to exceed 375 clock hours, of supervised clinical practice necessary for the applicant. The clinical practice shall be under the direction of an educational institution approved by the board.

State Regulation: California - Laws and Regulations (clinical)

State Board: California - Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensers Board

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Possession of a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) will waive the required documentation for the Master's Degree and Clinical Fellowship Experience.

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Colorado

What is Issued: Certification

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech-Language Pathology Certification (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Certified Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is completed)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help to streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's or higher degree in communication sciences and disorders granted by an accredited institution recognized by the USDE

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum requirements as outlined by The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

State Regulation: Colorado - Law, Rules & Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Colorado - Office of Speech Language Pathology Certification

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Connecticut

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) accredited program. Candidates can submit information proving that they completed an integrated program that meets all of ASHA's requirements for the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) (specifically clinical practicum hours)

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements:

  1. Hold a Master's or doctorate degree in speech and language pathology from a program accredited, at the time of the applicant's graduation, by the Educational Standards Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
  2. Successful completion of a Supervised Professional Experience (SPE) period in speech and language pathology

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum requirements as outlined by The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

State Regulation: Connecticut Rules and Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Connecticut - Department of Public Health - Speech and Language Pathologist Licensure

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Connecticut does not issue or require an intern license to complete the Clinical Fellowship experience.

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Delaware

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary License in Speech/Language Pathology (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help to streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with major emphasis in speech-language pathology, communication disorders or speech-language and hearing sciences

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience. At least 25 hours must have been spent in clinical observation and at least 375 clock hours must have been spent in direct client/patient contact.

State Regulation: Delaware - Rules & Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Delaware - Board of Speech Pathologists, Audiologists, and Hearing Aid Dispensers

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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District of Columbia

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or equivalent

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Master’s or Doctoral Degree in speech-language pathology from a recognized educational institution whose speech-language pathology program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology or an equivalent accrediting body as determined by the Board

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: District of Columbia - Regulations (clinical)

State Board: District of Columbia - Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information:

  1. The District of Columbia does not issue or require an intern license to complete the Clinical Fellowship Experience. While completing a Clinical Fellowship, applicants must refer to themselves as a "graduate student.”
  2. Possession of a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) will waive the required documentation for the Clinical Fellowship experience.

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Florida

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help to streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: Master’s degree or completion of the academic requirements of a doctoral program, with a major emphasis in speech-language pathology

Field Experience Requirements: 300 clock hours of supervised experience with at least 200 hours in the area of speech-language pathology

State Regulation: Florida - Statutes and Rules (clinical)

State Board: Florida - Board of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Florida requires 75 total credit hours in speech-language pathology, with 36 credits taken in a graduate setting

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Georgia

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: Regional Accreditation

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's or higher degree, with a major emphasis in speech-language pathology from an accredited educational program

Field Experience Requirements: 300 clock hours required; a minimum of 25 clock hours must by with adults (person 18 years of age and older) and a minimum of 25 clock hours must by with children (persons under the age of 18)

State Regulation: Georgia - Rules & Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Georgia - Board of Speech Language Pathology & Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Georgia requires 75 total credit hours in speech-language pathology, with 36 credits taken in a graduate setting.

Possession of a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) will waive the required documentation for the examination scores.

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Hawaii

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Licensed Speech Pathologist

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help to streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree or equivalent in speech-language pathology from an accredited educational institution

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 375 hours of supervised
clinical observation and clinical practicum with individuals who
present a variety of communication disorders, which experience shall
have been obtained within the applicant's training institution or in
one of its cooperating programs

State Regulation: Hawaii - Statute/Rule Chapter (clinical)

State Board: Hawaii - Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Hawaii requires 75 total credit hours in speech-language pathology, with 36 credits taken in a graduate setting.

Hawaii does not issue or require an intern license to complete the Clinical Fellowship experience.

A school affiliation agreement is required for clinical experiences conducted in a public school setting. The institution is evaluating the affiliation agreement requirements.

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Idaho

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Permit (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help to streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: A Master's or doctoral degree from a nationally accredited school of speech-language pathology with a curriculum approved by the Board and includes a supervised academic clinical practicum.

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Idaho State Licensure Law

State Board: Idaho - Speech, Hearing and Communication Services Licensure Board

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Illinois

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) required

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: ASHA accredited program

Field Experience Requirements: A clinical practicum that provides speech-language pathology students with 375 hours of clinical experience supervised by a licensed speech-language pathologist. The experience shall take place in at least 2 clinical settings.

State Regulation: Illinois - Rules (clinical)

State Board: Illinois - Department of Financial and Professional Regulation - Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Does Not Meet Requirements

Federal Disclosure Reasoning: Illinois requires additional residential courses for licensure that the program does not offer.

Additional Important Information: Possession of a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) will waive the required documentation for examination scores and the Clinical Fellowship experience.

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Indiana

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements:

  1. Regionally accredited college or university
  2. Master's degree or its equivalent as approved by the board from an accredited institution

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience in the practice of speech-language pathology

State Regulation: Indiana - Statutes and Administrative Rules (clinical)

State Board: Indiana - Speech-Language Pathology Audiology Board

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Indiana does not issue or require an intern license to complete a Clinical Fellowship experience. While completing a Clinical Fellowship, applicants must refer to themselves as a "clinical fellow.”

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Iowa

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary Clinical Speech Pathologist License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements:

  1. Master's degree from an accredited school, college, or university with a major in speech pathology.
  2. Show evidence of completion of not less than four hundred hours of supervised clinical training in speech pathology as a student in an accredited school, college, or university

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience in the practice of speech-language pathology

State Regulation: Iowa - Laws & Rules (clinical)

State Board: Iowa Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Kansas

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Students who do not graduate from an ASHA-accredited program must obtain an equivalency validation of the academic course of study or practicum content, or both, from a Kansas college or university with a speech-language pathology or audiology program accredited by the American speech-language-hearing association; and provide transcripts and supervised practicum records verifying that the applicant has successfully completed coursework or supervised practicum experiences related to the principles and methods of prevention, assessment, and intervention for individuals with communication and swallowing disorders

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience. At least 25 hours must have been spent in clinical observation and at least 375 clock hours must have been spent in direct client/patient contact.

State Regulation: Kansas - Rules and Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Kansas - Health Occupations Credentialing

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Kentucky

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Interim Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree or equivalent

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Kentucky - Laws and Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Kentucky - Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Does Not Meet Requirements

Federal Disclosure Reasoning: The state of Kentucky does not allow unapproved distance education programs to operate in the state. Approval of the program will meet state requirements for the clinical track.

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Louisiana

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree or equivalent in Speech-language Pathology

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience in the practice of speech-language pathology

State Regulation: Louisiana - Rules and Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Louisiana - Board of Examiners Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Louisiana requires 75 total credit hours in speech-language pathology, with 36 credits taken in a graduate setting.

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Maine

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: A speech-language pathologist must have a Master's degree, a doctoral degree or a degree determined by the board to by equivalent from an accredited institution that is consistent with the requirements for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech Pathology or the requirements of its successor or other organization approved by the board.

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum requirements as outlined by The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

State Regulation: Maine - Laws & Rules (clinical)

State Board: Maine - Board of Speech, Audiology and Hearing

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Maryland

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Limited License in Speech-Language Pathology (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: Hold a Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an educational institution which incorporates the academic course work and the minimum hours of supervised training required by the regulations of the Board.

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum requirements as outlined by The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

State Regulation: Maryland - Statutes and Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Maryland - Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers & Speech-Language Pathologists

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Massachusetts

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help to streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: Submit evidence of meeting the 2014 standards for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum requirements as outlined by The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

State Regulation: Massachusetts - Statutes and Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Massachusetts - Board of Registration for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Massachusetts does not issue or require an intern license to complete the Clinical Fellowship experience.

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Michigan

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Educational Limited License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements:

  1. Possess a Master's or doctoral degree from an accredited educational program that meets the standards adopted by the board
  2. If the program is not accredited, then a credit evaluation must be completed

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience. At least 25 hours must have been spent in clinical observation and at least 375 clock hours must have been spent in direct client/patient contact.

State Regulation: Michigan - Administrative Code (clinical)

State Board: Michigan - Board of Speech-Language Pathology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Additional standards are required for identifying victims of human trafficking.

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Minnesota

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) required

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree or equivalent

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience. At least 25 hours must have been spent in clinical observation and at least 375 clock hours must have been spent in direct client/patient contact.

State Regulation: Minnesota - Statutes (clinical)

State Board: Minnesota - Department of Health - Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist Licensing

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Mississippi

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) required

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree or equivalent in speech-language pathology, communicative disorders, or speech and hearing science from an institution recognized by the State Board of Health (ASHA accreditation)

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Mississippi - Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Mississippi - Department of Health - Professional Licensure Division

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Missouri

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) required

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: Master’s or doctoral degree from an institution accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association accrediting body, in the area for which license is sought.

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience. At least 25 hours must have been spent in clinical observation and at least 375 clock hours must have been spent in direct client/patient contact.

State Regulation: Missouri - Rules and Statutes (clinical)

State Board: Missouri - Advisory Commission for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Montana

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) required

Examination:

  1. Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS
  2. State Jurisprudence Exam

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree in speech-language pathology or communication disorders from a program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or its equivalent

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Montana - Administrative Rules (clinical)

State Board: Montana - Board of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Possession of a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) will waive the required documentation for the Master's Degree and Clinical Fellowship experience.

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Nebraska

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or equivalent

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree or equivalent in speech-language pathology

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Nebraska - Statutes (clinical)

State Board: Nebraska - Dept. of Health and Human Services - Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Nevada

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or equivalent

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)

Curriculum Requirements: ASHA accredited program

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Nevada - Regulations and Law (clinical)

State Board: Nevada - Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing Board

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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New Hampshire

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or equivalent

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: Possess a Master's degree or higher academic degree in speech-language pathology, communications sciences and disorders, or communications disorders

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience. At least 25 hours must have been spent in clinical observation and at least 375 clock hours must have been spent in direct client/patient contact.

State Regulation: New Hampshire - Statutes (clinical)

State Board: New Hampshire - Speech-Language Pathology Governing Board

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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New Jersey

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Possess at least a Master's degree or its equivalent in the area of audiology or speech-language
pathology from an accredited college or university acceptable to the Department of Higher Education

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: New Jersey - Statutes and Regulations (clinical)

State Board: New Jersey - Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Committee

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: New Jersey requires the successful completion of an online jurisprudence orientation

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New Mexico

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary Paraprofessional License in Speech-Language Pathology (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination:

  1. Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS
  2. Jurisprudence Exam

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: At least a Master's degree in speech-language pathology, speech-language and hearing science, communication disorders or equivalent degree regardless of degree name

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: New Mexico - Rules and Laws (clinical)

State Board: New Mexico - Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing Practices Board

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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New York

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Limited Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Have obtained at least a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology and/or audiology or its equivalent, as determined by the department, in accordance with the commissioner's regulations

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience. At least 25 hours must have been spent in clinical observation and at least 375 clock hours must have been spent in direct client/patient contact.

State Regulation: New York - Laws, Rules & Regulations (clinical)

State Board: New York - State Board for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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North Carolina

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements:

  1. At least a Master's degree in speech and language pathology or qualifications deemed equivalent by the Board under rules duly adopted by the Board under this Article. The degree or equivalent qualifications shall by from an accredited institution
  2. North Carolina also requires six additional hours in Audiology

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised, direct clinical experience with individuals who present a variety of communication disorders. This experience must have been obtained within the training institution or in one of its cooperating programs in the following areas: (i) Speech – Adult (20 diagnostic and 20 therapeutic); Children (20 diagnostic and 20 therapeutic); and (ii) Language – Adult (20 diagnostic and 20 therapeutic); Children (20 diagnostic and 20 therapeutic)

State Regulation: North Carolina - Statutes and Rules (clinical)

State Board: North Carolina - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Federal Disclosure: Does Not Meet Requirements

Federal Disclosure Reasoning: North Carolina requires 75 total credit hours in Speech-Language Pathology, with 36 completed in a graduate school setting. Additionally, the state requires six audiology courses. The program does not meet this requirement.

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North Dakota

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: An applicant for a speech-language pathologist license must possess at least a
Master's degree in speech-language pathology

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: North Dakota - Laws and Rules (clinical)

State Board: North Dakota - Board of Examiners Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: North Dakota does not issue or require an intern license to complete the Clinical Fellowship experience.

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Ohio

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Conditional Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: At least a Master's degree in speech-language pathology or the equivalent as determined by the board. The course work must have been completed at colleges or universities accredited by regional or national accrediting organizations recognized by the board.

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience. At least 25 hours must have been spent in clinical observation and at least 375 clock hours must have been spent in direct client/patient contact.

State Regulation: Ohio - Laws and Rules (clinical)

State Board: Ohio - Speech and Hearing Professionals Board

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Oklahoma

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Clinical Experience Intern (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: A Master's degree, or its equivalent, with a major emphasis in speech-language pathology from an accredited academic institution offering a graduate program in speech-language pathology

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience. At least 25 hours must have been spent in clinical observation and at least 375 clock hours must have been spent in direct client/patient contact.

State Regulation: Oklahoma - Rules (clinical)

State Board: Oklahoma - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Oklahoma requires 75 total credit hours in speech-language pathology, with 36 credits taken in a graduate setting.

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Oregon

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Conditional Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: A Master's or doctoral degree in speech-language pathology from an educational institution accredited by an accrediting organization approved by the board, or an equivalent degree as determined by the board

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience. At least 25 hours must have been spent in clinical observation and at least 375 clock hours must have been spent in direct client/patient contact.

State Regulation: Oregon - Statutes (clinical)

State Board: Oregon - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Oregon requires 75 total credit hours in speech-language pathology, with 36 credits taken in a graduate setting.

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Pennsylvania

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: A Master's degree in speech-language pathology from an academic program accredited by an accrediting agency approved by the board under standards pursuant to this act.

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Pennsylvania - Laws & Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Pennsylvania - Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Rhode Island

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional License in Speech-Language Pathology (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) required

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)

Curriculum Requirements: Have attained a Master's degree or a doctoral degree or equivalent in speech language pathology. The degree shall consist of course work in accordance with the current minimum requirements for the certificate of clinical competence issued by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) or other national accrediting association as may be approved by the Board.

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum requirements as outlined by The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

State Regulation: Rhode Island - Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Rhode Island - Department of Health - Speech Language Pathology/Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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South Carolina

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Intern License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or board approved authority

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: A post-graduate degree in speech-language pathology or audiology from a school or program with regional accreditation determined by the board to by equivalent to those accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA) for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) or other board approved authority

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum requirements as outlined by The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

State Regulation: South Carolina - Laws and Policies (clinical)

State Board: South Carolina - Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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South Dakota

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional License in Speech-Language Pathology (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: South Dakota - Administrative Rules (clinical)

State Board: South Dakota - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Tennessee

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: Possess at least a Master's degree in the area of speech-language pathology obtained from educational institutions approved by the board

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience. At least 25 hours must have been spent in clinical observation and at least 375 clock hours must have been spent in direct client/patient contact.

State Regulation: Tennessee - Statutes and Rules (clinical)

State Board: Tennessee - Board of Communication Disorders and Sciences

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Texas

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Intern in Speech Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination:

  1. Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS
  2. Texas Jurisprudence Exam

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: A Master's degree from an ASHA accredited program, or a signed letter from ASHA stating the Council for Clinical Certification accepted the course work and clinical experience

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience. At least 25 hours must have been spent in clinical observation and at least 375 clock hours must have been spent in direct client/patient contact.

State Regulation: Texas - Administrative Rules (clinical)

State Board: Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Possession of a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) will waive the required documentation for the examination scores and Clinical Fellowship Experience.

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Utah

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary Speech Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: A Master's degree in speech-language pathology from an accredited university or college, based on a program of studies primarily in the field of speech-language pathology

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum requirements as outlined by The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

State Regulation: Utah - Laws & Rules (clinical)

State Board: Utah - Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing - Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Vermont

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

Accreditation Requirements: Regional Accreditation

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: A Master's degree or equivalent in speech-language pathology from an educational institution approved by the Director

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Vermont - Statutes (clinical)

State Board: Vermont - Office of Professional Regulation - Speech-Language Pathologists

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Vermont does not issue or require an intern license to complete the Clinical Fellowship experience.

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Virginia

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech-Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) required

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)

Curriculum Requirements: A Master's degree in speech-language pathology

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Virginia - Laws and Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Virginia - Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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Washington

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Interim Permit (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: Regional Accreditation

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Applicants for speech-language pathologist licenses must provide proof of successfully completing a Master's degree program that includes clinical practicum experience

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Washington - Laws (clinical)

State Board: Washington - Dept. Of Health - Speech-Language Pathologist

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Washington requires a minimum of 4 hours of AIDS education in addition to coursework.

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West Virginia

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) required

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Possess at least a Master's degree or equivalent in Speech-Language Pathology that consists of coursework approved by the Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA)

Field Experience Requirements: A minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience. At least 25 hours must have been spent in clinical observation and at least 375 clock hours must have been spent in direct client/patient contact.

State Regulation: West Virginia - Legislative Rules (clinical)

State Board: West Virginia - Board of Examiners Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Possession of a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) will waive the required documentation for the Clinical Fellowship experience.

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Wisconsin

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Temporary License in Speech-Language Pathology (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) not required but can help streamline the process

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: None Required

Curriculum Requirements: Completed a supervised clinical practicum and received a Master's degree in speech−language pathology from a college or university approved by the board

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Wisconsin - Administrative Code (clinical)

State Board: Wisconsin - Dept. of Safety and Professional Services - Speech-Language Pathologist

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

Additional Important Information: Possession of a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) will waive the required documentation for the Master's Degree.

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Wyoming

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Options:

  1. Provisional Speech Language Pathology License (if Clinical Fellowship is not complete)
  2. Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (if Clinical Fellowship is complete)

Accreditation Requirements: Regional Accreditation

Examination: Educational Testing Service National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology - PRAXIS

Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) meets requirements to apply for full licensure but is not required

Curriculum Requirements: Master's degree or equivalent in the area of speech-language pathology from an educational institution recognized by the board

Field Experience Requirements: Supervised clinical practicum

State Regulation: Wyoming - Rules and Regulations (clinical)

State Board: Wyoming - Board of Examiners of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements

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