Accreditation and Outcomes
The 65-credit, full-time Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program at Seton Hall University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. The program is accredited by the CAA for eight years (2014 to 2022).
The CAA is recognized as an accrediting agency for audiology and speech-language pathology education programs by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. The M.S.S.L.P program is also an active member of the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD).
Students who graduate from the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program demonstrate:
- The ability to screen and/or evaluate, diagnose, plan and provide intervention for individuals with communication and swallowing disorders across the lifespan using an evidence-based practice framework.
- An understanding of and adherence to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's (ASHA) code of ethics, which are the standards of practice endorsed by the profession and all applicable state and federal laws.
- An understanding of different organizational frameworks and clinical delivery models across educational and healthcare settings.
- The skills to contribute to the profession and one's community by engaging in lifelong learning, advocating for clients and educating the general public about communication and swallowing disorders. Seton Hall University embraces the principle that effective and meaningful assessment is an integral part of the educational process. This principle is at the heart of our commitment to meet our responsibilities to our students, professions, and the communities that we serve.
Seton Hall University embraces the principle that effective and meaningful assessment is an integral part of the educational process. This principle is at the heart of our commitment to meet our responsibilities to our students, professions and the communities that we serve. University Assessment Site »