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Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Program Accreditation

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Get an education rooted in continuous improvement—at a university committed to producing successful graduates. We strive to demonstrate excellence through course content, immersive experiences, program impact, and more. The Master of Science (M.S.) residential education program in speech-language pathology at Purdue Fort Wayne is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. Candidacy is a “preaccreditation” status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of five years.

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Graduate Student Outcome Data

Results worth noting.

To assist the public in understanding the outcomes of students enrolled in the residential M.S. in speech-language pathology program, student outcome data are posted below. The program enrolled its first cohort of students in the fall of 2020. Additional years of data will be added as they become available.

The program requires six semesters to complete. The following data report the number and percent of students who graduated from the program in the expected six semesters.

 Number of Students Completing within Expected Time FramePercent of Students Completing within Expected Time Frame
2023–24
academic year
TBDTBD
2022–23
academic year
15*94%*
2021–22
academic year
14*88%*
Average for
2021–24
14.591%

*In addition to these students, one student completed the program later than the expected time frame.

Applicants for certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association are required to pass the Praxis® Subject Test in Speech-Language Pathology. The following data report the number and percent of students who passed this test each year.

 Number of Students Taking the Praxis® in Speech-Language PathologyNumber of Students Passing the Praxis® in Speech-Language PathologyPercent of Students Passing the Praxis® in Speech-Language Pathology
2023–24
academic year
TBDTBDTBD
2022–23
academic year
151493%
2021–22
academic year
151493%
Average for
2021–24
151493%