Certification & Licensure

Students who complete the master's degree program and the subsequent clinical fellowship experiences, and who pass the applicable examination are eligible to apply for ASHA certification CCC-SLP and NYS Professional licensure. Touro College has been approved by the New York State Education Department to recommend students for the Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities Certificate (TSSLD) on the master's level. Students who complete the master's degree program may be recommended for the NYS teacher certification, TSSLD, after completion of an education course with emphasis in Literacy in Language, Reading, and Writing (such as EDU 301); required seminars; and exams. Employment positions require some or all of the above.

Praxis Examination

The PRAXIS examination assesses a broad range of knowledge critical for a speech-language pathologist working in a variety of settings. A qualifying score of 162 is necessary for ASHA certification and state licensure. The PRAXIS exam is generally offered seven times throughout the year. It must be taken in order to apply for certification. Many take the exam during the last semester of the program. 

State Requirements

Our program meets the requirements for state licensure in all 50 states as well as US territories in Guam and Puerto Rico. The Virgin Islands, a US territory, does not have a speech pathology board with specific requirements. See the chart below, and individual links to state pathology boards, for state by state information and requirements.

State License BoardState Licensure RequirementsTouro License Disclosure

ALABAMA

Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology

Applicants for a speech-language pathology license, must evidence ASHA CCC or equivalent certification from an accrediting association or academy, or:

  1. Master's degree or equivalent from an educational institution approved by the Board of Examiners;
  2. Successful completion of supervised clinical practicum experiences from an educational institution, or its cooperating programs, that is approved by the Board of Examiners;
  3. Successful completion of a nine-month postgraduate professional experience;
  4. Passage of a national exam or any equivalent exam approved by the Board of Examiners.

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc. For additional information visit the Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology.

ALASKA

Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development

Has a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in speech-language pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or the equivalent of the certificate.

Note: Speech-language pathologists who practice independently must also obtain an Alaska Business License.

 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development

ARIZONA

Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development

  1. A master's degree in speech-language pathology or the equivalent from a nationally or regionally accredited college or university consistent with the standards of this state’s universities
  2. Completion of a supervised clinical practicum
  3. Completion of a postgraduate professional experience in the field of speech-language pathology approved by the director.
  4. Passage of an exam

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Special Licensing.

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Master's in the area of speech-language pathology or master's or doctoral degree in audiology from an educational institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Board of Examiners or ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) granted subsequent to January 1, 1993
  2. Speech-language pathologists must complete thirty-six weeks of supervised full-time (or equivalent part-time) paid professional experience. Applicants for a license in audiology who have not obtained a doctorate in audiology must also meet this requirement.
  3. Passage of a national exam (Praxis) 
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Arkansas Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

CALIFORNIA

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board

  1. Master's degree in speech-language pathology from an educational institution approved by the Board (60 semester units).
  2. Completion of a 300 hour supervised clinical practice with a wide variety of ages and communication disorders under the direction of an educational institution approved by the Board.
  3. Evidence of completion of no less than 36 weeks of supervised professional full-time experience or 72 weeks of professional part-time experience obtained under the supervision of a licensed speech-language pathologist.
  4. Passage of a Board-approved examination.

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board.

 

COLORADO

Colorado Office of Speech-Language Pathology Certification

  1. Master's or higher degree in communication sciences and disorders granted by an accredited institution of higher education recognized by the US Department of Education.
  2. Clinical Fellowship
  3. Passage of a national exam

Note: If providing services to patients, must submit proof of professional liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 per incident and $3,000,000 aggregate per year

 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Colorado Office of Speech-Language Pathology Certification.

 

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut State Department of Public Health Speech Language Pathology Licensure

  1. 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 ASHA, the ACAE or other accreditation organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or has completed an integrated educational program that satisfies the educational requirements for the award of a certificate of clinical competence
  2. Completed a minimum of 36 weeks and 1,080 hours of full-time professional employment or 48 weeks and 1,440 hours of part-time employment in speech pathology under supervision of a licensed or certified speech pathologist.
  3. Passage of an NTE Specialty Area Test (by ETS) 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Connecticut State Department of Public Health Speech Language Pathology Licensure.

 

DELAWARE

Delaware Board of Speech Pathologists, Audiologists, and Hearing Aid Dispensers

Has met the requirements for CCC issued by ASHA which include:
  1. Master's degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university in with a major emphasis in speech-language pathology, communication disorders, or speech-language and hearing science
  2. A supervised clinical practicum (400 clock hours)
  3. Nine months supervised clinical fellowship
  4. Completion of a national exam

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Delaware Board of Speech Pathologists, Audiologists, and Hearing Aid Dispensers.

 

DC, WASHINGTON

DC Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

  1. Master's or doctoral degree in speech-language pathology from a recognized educational institution whose program is accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA); an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or an equivalent accrediting body as determined by the Board.
  2. Clinical fellowship: completion of nine months, 30 hours per week, or the part-time equivalent of supervised experience which shall commence within 2 years from the date of conferral of the degree and be completed within 3 1/2 years. The Board may accept the CCC as meeting the requirements for clinical fellowship.
  3. Passage of a National Exam (Praxis II) 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit DC Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

FLORIDA

Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Master's or doctoral degree with a major emphasis in speech-language pathology
  2. Completed a supervised clinical practicum (300 clock hours)
  3. Completed nine months of full-time professional experience or its part-time equivalent
  4. Passage of the Educational Testing Service Praxis Series Examination
  5. Completed a course on HIV and acquired immune deficiency syndrome

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

GEORGIA

Georgia Board of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Master's or higher degree with a major emphasis in speech-language pathology from an accredited program, which incorporates the academic coursework of 75 semester hours, 36 of which must be earned at the graduate level
  2. Complete a supervised clinical practicum with experience working with adults and children, in a variety of settings and a variety of communication problems. The experience must be obtained within an accredited program and amount to 375 clock hours of direct supervision and 25 clock hours of observation. At least 325 of the 400 hours must be obtained at the graduate level.
  3. Complete a required professional experience of no less than nine months of full-time or 18 months of part-time paid clinical experience
  4. Passage of a national examination approved by the Board
  5. Recency of study must be demonstrated via two CEUs within two years preceding application.

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Georgia Board of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology.

HAWAII

Hawaii Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology

  1. Master's degree or its equivalent from an educational institution recognized by the Board
  2. Evidence of eligibility for meeting the requirements of ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in speech-pathology or audiology or both, which includes

    375 hours of supervised clinical practicum

    36 weeks of full-time postgraduate clinical fellowship (supervised by CCC holder in specialty)

     Note: An audiology or board certification from the American Board of Audiology meets the eligibility requirements of an ASHA CCC in audiology.
  3. Passage of an ETS written examination
  4. Three letters of recommendation
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year. 

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Hawaii Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology.

 

IDAHO

Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses, Speech & Hearing Services Licensure Board

  1. Master's or doctoral degree with an emphasis in audiology or speech-language pathology from a nationally accredited school with a curriculum approved by the Board
  2. Passage of a Praxis exam
  3. Complete a supervised academic clinical practicum and supervised postgraduate professional experience approved by the Board 
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses, Speech & Hearing Services Licensure Board.

 

ILLINOIS

Illinois Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Master's in speech-language pathology from a program approved by the Department, which includes a clinical practicum of 375 hours for speech-language pathologists
  2. Passage of the Praxis exam
  3. Completion of the equivalent of nine months of supervised experience ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCCs) or American Board of Audiology (ABA) certification are acceptable in lieu of the supervised professional experience requirements and the Praxis exam documentation 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Illinois Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

INDIANA

Indiana Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board

  1. Possess at least a master's degree or its equivalent (two full years of study in a college with specified coursework) in the area of speech-language pathology, including 400 clock hours of supervised clinical experience, from an educational institution recognized by the Board
  2. Completion of a nine-month full-time clinical fellowship or equivalent
  3. Passage of a Professional Examination Service exam
  4. Passage of an Indiana jurisprudence exam with a score of 75 or higher

In lieu of documentation, applicant may submit ASHA CCCs or evidence of a national certification in speech-language pathology that is approved by the Board or satisfaction of the academic and clinical experience requirements necessary for licensure as defined in the rules of the Board.

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state. 

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Indiana Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.

 

IOWA

Iowa Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Master's degree from an accredited school with a major in speech pathology or a master’s degree or doctoral degree from an accredited school with a major in audiology
  2. Completion of 400 hours of supervised clinical training
  3. Completion of not less than nine months of clinical experience under the supervision of a licensed speech-language pathologist or audiologist following the receipt of the master's degree or as part of a doctoral degree
  4. Passage of the Praxis exam or ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCCs)

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Iowa Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

KANSAS

Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services, Health Occupations Credentialing

  1. Master's degree or equivalent from an educational institution with standards consistent with those of the state universities of Kansas or accredited by ASHA
  2. 400 hours supervised clinical practicum, at least 325 hours at graduate level, in the area in which licensure is sought
  3. Completion of supervised 9-month postgraduate professional experience
  4. Passage of a National Teachers Exam Specialty Area test administered by ETS

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services, Health Occupations Credentialing.

 

KENTUCKY

Kentucky Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Master's degree or substantive equivalent education in the area of speech-language pathology or communication disorders from a program accredited by the CAA
  2. Nine months of full-time postgraduate professional experience
  3. Passage of a national Praxis exam in speech-language pathology

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Kentucky Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

LOUISIANA

Louisiana Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Master's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution (75 semester hours including 36 hours at the graduate level)
  2. 400 hours of supervised clinical practicum for speech language pathology
  3. Evidence of nine months of supervised postgraduate professional employment or its part-time equivalent
  4. Passage of an ETS examination

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Louisiana Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

MAINE

Maine Board of Speech, Audiology and Hearing

  1. Master's degree or doctoral degree from a Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) accredited program or a degree determined by the Board of Speech, Audiology and Hearing (Board) to be substantially equivalent and consistent with the requirements for the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) or other organization approved by the Board
  2. Supervised clinical practicum (requirements mirror ASHA CCC required) or substantial equivalent
  3. For speech-language pathology, completion of a clinical fellowship substantially equivalent to requirements of a 36-week clinical fellowship in ASHA CCC requirements
  4. Passing score on the Praxis exam or
  5. A master's, doctoral, or equivalent degree from an accredited institution and a valid ASHA CCC.

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Maine Board of Speech, Audiology and Hearing.

 

MARYLAND

Maryland State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists

  1. Holds a master's degree from an accredited educational institution
  2. Completion of supervised clinical experience
  3. Completion of supervised postgraduate professional experience
  4. Passage of the national examination in speech-language pathology
  5. Demonstration of oral English competency
  6. Passage of an open-book jurisdictional exam

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Maryland State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists.

 

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts Board of Registration for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Applicants must submit evidence that they meet the January 1, 2005, ASHA Standards and Implementation Procedures for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology.

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Massachusetts Board of Registration for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

MICHIGAN

Michigan Board of Speech-Language Pathology

  1. Master's or doctoral degree from an accredited educational program that meets the standards
  2. 1,260 hours of a supervised postgraduate clinical experience
  3. Passage of an exam acceptable to the Board of Speech-Language Pathology 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Michigan Board of Speech-Language Pathology.

 

MINNESOTA

Minnesota Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Advisory Council

  1. Master's or doctoral degree from a Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) or equivalent accredited program. If completing a doctoral program in which a master's degree has not been conferred, an applicant must submit a transcript showing completion of coursework equivalent to or exceeding a master's degree; a letter from the program director may also be required.
  2. Clinical experience as required by ASHA, the American Board of Audiology (ABA), or an equivalent as determined by the commissioner.
  3. Passage of the national examination in speech-language pathology or audiology. 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Minnesota Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Advisory Council.

 

MISSISSIPPI

Mississippi Department of Health, Professional Licensure Division

  1. Master's degree in speech-language pathology, communicative disorders, or speech and hearing science or doctoral degree in audiology.
  2. Completion of nine months of supervised professional employment; for applicants with a doctoral degree, the supervised professional employment may be met prior to the awarding of the degree if it is part of the course of study. If not, the supervised professional employment shall begin after the degree is awarded.
  3. Passage of the national examination in speech-language pathology or audiology. 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Mississippi Department of Health, Professional Licensure Division.

 

MISSOURI

Missouri Advisory Commission for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

  1. Master's or doctoral degree from an ASHA Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) accredited program or other accrediting agency approved by the Advisory Commission for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (Commission)
  2. Evidence of completion of coursework and clinical practicum equivalent to that required by the CAA
  3. Passage of the national examination for speech-language pathology and audiology

Note: No postgraduate professional experience is required.

 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Missouri Advisory Commission for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.

 

MONTANA

Montana Board of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Current certificate of clinical competence (CCC) granted by ASHA and passage of Montana jurisprudence exam; or
  1. Master's degree in speech-language pathology or communication disorders from a program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation;
  2. Completion of a clinical practicum;
  3. Completion of a 36-week clinical experience with a mentor;
  4. Passage of a national exam approved by the Board; and Passage of a Montana jurisprudence exam.

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Montana Board of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.

 

NEBRASKA

Nebraska Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Master's degree, doctoral degree or equivalent from an academic program approved by the Board
  2. 36 weeks of full-time professional experience
  3. Passage of a Praxis exam
  4. Completion of a jurisprudence exam is recommended but not required

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Nebraska Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

NEVADA

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

  1. Master's or doctoral degree from an accredited educational institution or equivalent training and experience
  2. Three hundred clock hours of supervised clinical practicum
  3. Passage of an examination

Note: No postgraduate professional experience is required.

 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Nevada Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing Board.

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

New Hampshire Speech-Language Pathology Governing Board 

  1. Master's degree or higher in speech-language pathology, communications sciences and disorders, or communications disorders from an approved educational program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Speech-Language Pathology or its predecessor organization(s)
  2. 400 clock hours of supervised clinical practicum
  3. Nine months supervised postgraduate professional experience
  4. Passage of a national Praxis exam or valid Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) issued by ASHA
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit New Hampshire Speech-Language Pathology Governing Board

 

NEW JERSEY

New Jersey Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Committee

  1. A master's or doctoral degree program in audiology or speech-language pathology accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation or the Accreditation Council for Audiology Education of the American Academy of Audiology
  2. Complete a clinical internship of nine months of full-time professional employment under a licensed supervisor, unless in an exempt setting; the supervisor must have ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) or equivalent
  3. Passage of the Praxis Exam by ETS
  4. Complete jurisprudence online orientation
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit New Jersey Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Committee.

 

NEW MEXICO

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

  1. Holds a master's degree in speech-language pathology, speech-language and hearing science, communication disorders or equivalent degree regardless of degree name
  2. A certified copy of CCC or proof of completion of the clinical fellowship year or equivalent
  3. Passage of a national exam
  4. Passage of a jurisprudence exam
  5. If previously licensed by another state, verification of licensure must be sent directly to the Board by the issuing jurisdiction.

*Bilingual multicultural endorsement is available with additional requirements. 

 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year. 

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit New Mexico Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and Hearing Aid Dispensing Practices Board.

 

NEW YORK

New York Board for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Master's degree or higher or equivalent as determined by the New York State Education Department
  2. Supervised practicum of 400 clock hours
  3. Thirty-six weeks of supervised experience
  4. Passage of an exam determined by the Department to be acceptable

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit New York Board for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists

  1. Master's degree or equivalent
  2. Four hundred clock hours of supervised direct clinical experience with individuals who present a variety of communication disorders
  3. Written evidence of nine months full-time supervised professional experience
  4. Pass the National Teacher's Examination in Speech-Language Patholoogy

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists.

 

NORTH DAKOTA

North Dakota Board of Examiners on Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

  1. Possess an appropriate degree from an accredited educational institution recognized by the Board of Examiners:
    1. An applicant for a speech-language pathologist license shall possess at least a master's degree in speech-language pathology.
    2. An applicant for an audiologist license shall possess at least a master's or a doctorate degree in audiology.
  2. Passage of the PRAXIS II or an exam approved by the Board of Examiners
Note:
     No postgraduate professional experience is required. 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit North Dakota Board of Examiners on Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

 

OHIO

Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Master's degree or equivalent as determined by the Board.
    Note:The educational requirements shall be deemed met when an applicant is certified by ASHA and/or the American Board of Audiology.
  2. Three hundred seventy-five hours of supervised clinical practicum, of which 25 clock hours shall be clinical observation prior to beginning initial clinical practicum and 350 clock hours shall be clinical practicum. Two hundred fifty of the 375 clock hours shall be at the graduate level in the area in which licensure is sought. 
  3. Written evidence of the completion of nine months full-time postgraduate professional experience or a minimum of 30 hours per week for a minimum of 36 weeks. Part-time experience consists of a minimum of 15 hours of professional experience per week for a minimum of 72 weeks. Requirements for the professional experience shall be deemed to be met if certified by ASHA or American Board of Audiology.
  4. Passage of an examination
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Master's degree or equivalent with a major emphasis in speech-language pathology from a regionally accredited academic institution offering a graduate program in speech-language pathology that meets or exceeds prevailing national standards
  2. Completion of a supervised clinical practicum experience of 400 clock hours; 375 must be in direct client contact and 25 in clinical observation; at least 325 of the hours must be completed in a graduate study program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation.
  3. Completion of a supervised nine month, full-time, paid, clinical fellowship as approved by the Board of Examiners
  4. Pass examinations approved by the Board of Examiners
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Oklahoma Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

OREGON

Oregon Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Possesses a master's degree or doctoral degree or equivalent from an educational institution accredited by an accrediting organization approved by the Board
  2. A clinical practicum of 400 clock hours
  3. Credit earned for a thesis or capstone project if part of the accredited graduate program
  4. Supervised clinical experience for not less than 1,260 hours; supervised by a Certificate of Clinical Competency holder
  5. Passage of the Praxis Exam in speech-language pathology
  6. Applicants whose first language is not English may be required to submit scores from Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or Test of Spoken English (TSE) to demonstrate English language fluency.

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Oregon Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Department of State, Bureau of Professional & Occupational Affairs, State Board of Examiners in Speech-Language and Hearing

  1. Master's degree from an accredited academic program
  2. Three hundred seventy-five hour clinical practicum
  3. Completion of a supervised professional experience (1,260 hours within 2 years)
  4. Passage of an examination
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Pennsylvania Department of State, Bureau of Professional & Occupational Affairs, State Board of Examiners in Speech-Language and Hearing.

 

RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Master's or doctorate degree or equivalent from an accredited educational institution accredited by Council on Academic Accreditation or other national accrediting association approved by the Board of Examiners
  2. Supervised clinical practicum in accordance with current minimum requirements for the certificate of clinical competence
  3. Cumulative or equivalent total of 9 months of full-time professional postgraduate employment as a trainee or fellow
  4. Passage of a national exam
  5. Verification of ASHA certificate of clinical competence or other national accrediting association as approved by the Board of Examiners
  6. If applicable, verification of licensure status in other states
  7. Be of good moral character

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit  Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

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

  1. Postgraduate degree in speech-language pathology or audiology from a school determined by the board to be equivalent to ASHA accreditation; and
  2. Completion of 9 months (30 clock hours per week) of full-time, supervised professional employment; and
  3. Passage of an examination; or
  4. Meet ASHA's standards for the certificate of clinical competence or its equivalent, in effect at the time of the application; or
  5. Have current ASHA CCC's or its equivalent as approved by the Board
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year. 

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit South Carolina Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology

  1. Possess a master's or doctoral degree from an educational institution accredited by the accrediting agency of ASHA and from an educational institution approved by the U.S. Department of Education
  2. Complete supervised clinical practicum experiences
  3. Complete a supervised postgraduate professional experience
  4. Pass a written national exam
  5. Have committed no act for which disciplinary action may be justified

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit South Dakota Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology.

 

TENNESSEE

Tennessee Board of Communications Disorders and Sciences

  1. At least a master's degree in speech-language pathology from an accredited institution; and
  2. A current CCC from ASHA

OR

  1. Successfully complete and document a minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised clinical practicum from an accredited institution recognized by ASHA;  
  2. Complete a clinical fellowship in speech-language pathology; and
  3. Pass Praxis test
  4. Pass jurisprudence exam

Note: Beginning in 2020, audiologists and SLPs will no longer be required to pay an annual state privilege tax in order to practice.

 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Tennessee Board of Communications Disorders and Sciences.

 

TEXAS

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

  1. Master's degree from a program accredited by a national accrediting organization approved by the Board and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education in an accredited college or university; if institution not CAA accredited must send letter from ASHA stating the Council for Clinical Certification has accepted the course work and clinical experience.
  2. 400 hours supervised clinical practicum.
  3. 3. 36 weeks of full-time or equivalent part-time supervised professional experience.
  4. Passage of an examination.
  5. All applicants must submit proof of successful completion of the jurisprudence examination at the time of application. The jurisprudence examination must be completed no more than six months prior to the date of licensure application.

The Board may waive the clinical and examination requirements and grant licensure to a CCC holder.

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year. 

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

 

UTAH

Utah Speech Language Pathologist and Audiologist Licensing Board

  1. Masters in speech-language pathology from an accredited educational institution
  2. One year of supervised professional experience (30 hours/week for an academic year)
  3. Passage of a nationally standardized examination; board may require a practical demonstration of clinical skills
  4. Verification of training and experience in treating and managing the major communication disabilities identified in speech-language pathology or audiology
  5. In compliance with regulations of conduct and codes of ethics for the profession of speech-language pathology or audiology
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Utah Speech Language Pathologist and Audiologist Licensing Board.

 

VERMONT

Vermont Secretary of State Speech-Language Pathologist

  1. A master's degree or doctoral degree in audiology or speech-language pathology from an educational institution approved by the Director 
  2. Completion of a supervised clinical practicum
  3. Completion of a period of postgraduate professional training approved by the Director
  4. Passing scores on the Praxis II examination or other examination in audiology or speech-language pathology selected by the State Board
    or
    ASHA CCCs or American Board of Audiology certification
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Vermont Secretary of State Speech-Language Pathologist.

 

VIRGINIA

Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech Pathology

  1. Holds a current and unrestricted Certificate of Clinical Competence in the area in which they seek licensure issued by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, certification issued by the American Board of Audiology or any other accrediting body recognized by the board. Verification of currency shall be in the form of a certified letter from a recognized accrediting body issued within six months prior to licensure; and
  2. Has passed the qualifying examination from an accrediting body recognized by the board
The board may grant a license to an applicant as a school speech-language pathologist who holds a master's degree in speech-language-pathology.  

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech Pathology.

 

WASHINGTON

Washington Board of Hearing and Speech

  1. Master's degree or doctorate degree or equivalent from a a Board-approved institution of higher learning
  2. Supervised clinical practicum
  3. 36 weeks full-time or part time equivalent postgraduate professional work experience
  4. Passage of an exam
  5. Completion of four clock hours in AIDS education and training
Note: All licensees are required to notify the Department of Health in writing, of the regular address of the place(s) where the licensee intents to practice more than 20 consecutive business days. 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Washington Board of Hearing and Speech.

 

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia Board of Examiners of Speech & Language Pathology and Audiology

  1. Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  2. Minimum of a master's degree or equivalent with coursework approved by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
  3. Supervised clinical practicum
  4. Postgraduate professional experience or verification of Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC); any person who completes a clinical doctorate in audiology (AuD) from an accredited institution is deemed to have fulfilled the postgraduate professional experience.
  5. Passage of the ETS national exam
  6. Jurisprudence exam
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit West Virginia Board of Examiners of Speech & Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

WISCONSIN

Wisconsin Hearing and Speech Examining Board

  1. Master's degree and supervised clinical practicum from a college or university approved by the Board or completion of education or training that the Board determines is substantially equivalent
  2. Passage of the PRAXIS or education or training substantially equivalent to passing the NESPA examination that may include verification that the applicant has been granted a certificate of clinical competence in speech-language pathology
  3. Completion of a postgraduate clinical fellowship in speech-language pathology approved by the Board or education or training deemed substantially equivalent
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year. 

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Wisconsin Hearing and Speech Examining Board.

 

WYOMING

Wyoming Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology

  1. At least a Master's degree 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.
 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc. For additional information visit Wyoming Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology.

 
U.S. Territories

GUAM 

Guam Board of Allied Health Examiners

A speech-language pathologist must possess a current Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) issued by ASHA as evidence of professional training and experience.

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Guam Board of Allied Health Examiners.

 

PUERTO RICO

Puerto Rico Board of Examiner Speech Therapists, Speech Pathologists and Audiologists

Any person who aspires to practice the profession of speech-language pathologist or audiologist, in addition to meeting the requirements set out in [20 LPRA sec. 3112] of this law, shall:

Possess a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a university accredited by the Council of Higher Education, if it operates in Puerto Rico, or in an institution recognized by a national accrediting body, if it resides in any of the states of the United States of America, or recognized by the Board, if it resides in another country.

  1. Have obtained a master's or doctorate degree in speech-language pathology or audiology, as applicable, in a school accredited by the Council of Higher Education, if it operates in Puerto Rico, or in an institution recognized by the Board, if it is located in any of the states of the United States, the District of Columbia or in another country. Those professionals who have obtained in or before the academic year 1978-79 the degree of master of science with a concentration in habilitation of the deaf will be included in the definition of speech-language pathologist, as described in [20 LPRA sec. 3102] of this law. They will have the same rights and duties, and the penalties set forth in this law will apply.
  2. Columbia or in another country. laid down in this law. 

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System meets the requirements for licensure in this state.

Applicants for licensure in this state must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program and Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  The Graduate Program in speech Language Pathology at Touro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  The Program meets all educational and clinical requirements, enabling the student to apply for ASHA certification upon passing the praxis examination and completion of the clinical fellowship year.

State licensure may have additional requirements including items such as official transcripts, fees, background checks etc.  For additional information visit Puerto Rico Board of Examiner Speech Therapists, Speech Pathologists and Audiologists

 

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs.  

The U. S. Virgin Islands does not have a Speech Pathology Board.

Speech pathology practitioners must obtain a business license from the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs

The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology of the Touro College and University System cannot confirm if the program meets requirements for licensure in this US territory.

For licensure information visit Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs.  

 

Resource: ASHA Website