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Standards Compliance Trends

The CAA is responsible for evaluating the adequacy of an applicant program’s efforts to satisfy each standard. In light of the CAA’s mission to encourage continuous quality improvement among its accredited programs, the CAA summarizes compliance trends with accreditation standards of master’s programs in speech-language pathology and clinical doctoral programs in audiology, and publishes a summary of these trends and most frequently cited standards annually.

The summaries provided below are based on the 2017 Standards for Accreditation.

  • 2020 Summary—Applications for Initial and Continued Accreditation; Annual Reports
  • 2019 Summary—Applications for Initial and Continued Accreditation; Annual Reports
  • 2018 Summary—Applications for Initial and Continued Accreditation; Annual Reports

The summaries provided below are based on the 2008 Standards for Accreditation.

  • 2017 Summary—Applications for Initial and Continued Accreditation; Annual Reports
  • 2016 Summary—Applications for Initial and Continued Accreditation; Annual Reports
  • 2015 Summary—Applications for Initial and Continued Accreditation; Annual Reports

About ASHA

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students.

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About the CAA

The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) accredits eligible clinical doctoral programs in audiology and master's degree programs in speech-language pathology. The CAA relies on a dedicated corps of volunteers serving as Council members and site visitors to accomplish the work of the accreditation program.

Contact the CAA

Questions and/or requests for information about accreditation or the CAA can be directed to:

The Council on Academic Accreditation in
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard, #310
Rockville, MD 20850

800-498-2071

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