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The Master of Health Science (MHS) education program in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Missouri is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850; phone: 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

Programs accredited by the CAA offer their graduates the assurance that the academic and clinical experiences obtained through their programs of study meet nationally established standards. In addition, completion of the master’s degree offered by a program accredited by the CAA guarantees that the graduate will have met the coursework and clinical practicum requirements for the ASHA certificate of clinical competence (CCC).

infoCouncil on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) Public Forum

Special Note: The CAA is seeking public comment on the University of Missouri’s graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology which is currently undergoing routine review for reaccreditation. If you wish to provide input about our clinical training program, you may attend the public meeting Oct. 14 or provide comments in writing.

  1. To attend the public meeting on Thursday, Oct. 14, from 5-5:30 via Zoom, please RSVP to by Oct. 8.
  2. If you wish to provide comments in writing, you may request a copy of the Standards for Accreditation and/or the CAA’s policy on public comments by contacting the Accreditation Office at ASHA, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, calling ASHA’s Action Center at 1-800-498-2071, or you may access the documents online at