Speech-Language Pathology

Master of Science
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Accreditation Status

The Master of Science program in

Speech-Language Pathology at Baldwin Wallace University is in the process of applying for Candidacy for Accreditation by the Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Blvd., #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5800. Candidacy is a "pre-accreditation" status with CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of five years.

Baldwin Wallace University is seeking Public Comments on a Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program that is seeking candidacy (preaccreditation) from the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA).  CAA is a national recognized accrediting agency. Individuals who wish to provide input about the program may do so in two ways, by:

1.Submitting written comments prior to the site visit in accordance with the procedures specified in the Policy and Procedures on Public Comment which may be obtained by contacting CAA at the address below, calling ASHA’s Action Center at 800-498-2071 or accessing the documents on ASHA’s Web site at http://www.asha.org/academic/accreditation/PublicCommentList.htm. These written comments should be submitted to: Accreditation Public Comment, Council on Academic Accreditation In Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, MD 20850. accreditation@asha.org  Fax: 301-296-8570


2.Providing comments to the Site Visit Team during the Public Meeting that will be held Monday, February 23, 2015 from 4:30-5:30 at Baldwin Wallace University, Center for Innovation & Growth  Room 107, 340 Front St., Berea, OH  44017. All are welcome to attend.

Speech-Language Pathology is an in-demand field offering extensive and rewarding opportunities. BW's new two-year master's program provides integrated learning that combines classroom rigor with comprehensive clinical practice.

Integrated approach that's career focused

Strong academics, small class sizes and faculty mentoring make our graduate program ideal. You'll engage in a variety of hands-on clinical experiences that prepare you for diverse health care, education, agency and private practice settings. Upon completion of the program, you'll have the knowledge and skills needed to obtain licensure, certification and employment.

Extensive clinical experience

Whether it is through community outreach screenings and initiatives, hospital internship, school-based experiences or our on-campus Speech Clinic, you'll have ample opportunities to provide speech, language and hearing services to a wide variety of clients under the supervision of a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist.

Comprehensive program competitively priced

We offer a single, comprehensive price that includes tuition, computer, fees and books.

Leading job prospects

The annual median salary for practicing speech-language clinicians is $70,000. The Department of Labor projects a 19 percent increase in this career field through 2022. Internationally ranked and renowned for its medical facilities, Northeast Ohio offers outstanding career opportunities.

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