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Accreditation and Outcomes

Accreditation

The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology at Seton Hall University 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, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

The Master of Science program in speech-language pathology (M.S.S.L.P) at Seton Hall University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (CAA) for eight years (2014-2022). The M.S.S.L.P program is also an active member of the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD). 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.

Seton Hall University’s Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) is seeking re-accreditation from the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). A virtual site-visit by the accreditation team is scheduled for the 24th and 25th of March 2022. As a part of this virtual visit, the site visit team would like to meet with the public and hear their comments related to the re-accreditation of the program. Individuals who wish to provide input about the MS-SLP program may do so by either:

a) Attending the virtual public meeting scheduled by the CAA site visit team on the 24th of March 2022 from 6 PM to 6.30 PM. Please sign-up for this meeting by clicking this link. You will receive a Zoom meeting link for this event a few days before the meeting.

a) Submitting written comments prior to the site visit on the 24th of March 2022. All comments about the MS-SLP program are due in the Accreditation Office no later than 15 days before the 24th of March 2022. Comments received after this time will not be forwarded to the site visit team for consideration during the accreditation review. All written testimony, including comments faxed or submitted as e-mail attachments must include the commenter’s name, address and telephone contact information and the commenter’s relationship to the program for accreditation staff to verify the source of the testimony. All comments must be signed. 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

A copy of the Standards for Accreditation and/or the CAA's Policy on Public Comment may be obtained 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 accessing the documents online at https://caa.asha.org/ 

Student Outcomes

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Program Outcomes

Students who graduate from the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program demonstrate:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. An understanding of different organizational frameworks and clinical delivery models across educational and healthcare settings.
  4. 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 »