Speech Pathology and Audiology Accreditation

The master's and doctoral education programs in Speech Pathology and Audiology at Kent State University are accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) through Feb. 2025.

About ASHA & CAA


ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for professionals in the speech-language pathology and audiology professions. CAA is a semi-autonomous body within ASHA that accredits audiology and speech-language pathology programs. Here at Kent State, CAA accredits the master's and doctoral education programs on an eight-year cycle.  

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Accreditation Standards

The Accreditation Standards

1.0. Administrative Structure and Governance
2.0. Faculty
3.0A. Curriculum (Academic and Clinical Education) for Audiology Programs
3.0B. Curriculum (Academic and Clinical Education) for Speech-Language Pathology Programs
4.0. Students
5.0. Assessment
6.0. Program Resources

*The CAA 2017 Accreditation Standards will go into effect August 1, 2017. Kent State University will be required to report on CAA's 2017 Accreditation Standards at the time of the next report. For more information on the transition between the 2008 and 2017 standards, please visit the CAA website.

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