Application Information

Upon initial licensure, an applicant is granted one 60 day grace period to work while his/her initial application is being processed.  No additional grace period may be granted to an applicant.  Upon receipt of application, a letter will be sent to applicant via first class mail granting such grace period.  Below are the licensure requirements listed by licensure type

In order to apply for licensure, you may submit an online application or you may mail in a notarized application, the $125.00 application fee via certified check, cashier's check, money order, or credit card, as well as the required documentation listed below.  All transcripts must be sent as official records directly from the university.

Below are the requirements listed by license type:


Speech-Language Pathology
  • Master’s Degree in a speech-language pathology program
  • 400 clinical practicum hours if graduate program began after January 1, 2004
  • Passing score on Praxis examination or ASHA certification
  • Completion of nine calendar months of full-time post-graduate professional employment experience.

 

 
Provisional Speech-Language Pathology
  • Master’s Degree in a speech-language pathology program
  • 400 clinical practicum hours if graduate program began after January 1, 2004

 

 
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a speech-language pathology program
  • 225 clinical practicum hours
    The first 100 of which shall have been obtained through a regionally accredited educational institution or its cooperating programs. Of the 100, 75 shall be obtained with direct patient/client contact with a minimum of 20 hours in speech disorders, a minimum of 20 hours in language disorders, and the remaining 35 hours may be obtained in the areas of speech, language or hearing disorders. The remaining 25 hours may be obtained through observation of testing and therapy. The remaining 125 hours may have been obtained on-the-job and/or through a regionally accredited educational institution or its cooperating program.


Provisional Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a speech-language pathology program
  • 100 clinical practicum hours
    Must be obtained through a regionally accredited educational institution or its cooperating programs. Of the 100, 75 shall be obtained with direct patient/client contact with a minimum of 20 hours in speech disorders, a minimum of 20 hours in language disorders, and the remaining 35 hours may be obtained in the areas of speech, language or hearing disorders. The remaining 25 hours may be obtained through observation of testing and therapy.

 

 
Audiology with or without Hearing Aid Dispensing
  • Doctoral Degree in an Audiology program
  • 1820 clinical practicum hours if graduate program began after January 1, 2005, 375 hours of which must have been obtained through direct patient/client contact
  • Passing score on Praxis examination or ASHA certification