Accreditation Status

SUNY Cortland’s M.S. program in communication sciences and disorders is fully accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). 

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
American Speech-Language Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard #310
Rockville, MD 20850
800-498-2071

Frequently Asked Questions

Do graduates of CAA programs have the skills and knowledge for professional practice?

Yes, graduates of CAA programs are educated in a core set of skills and knowledge required for entry into independent professional practice.

Does the M.S. program at SUNY Cortland qualify graduate students for the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence?

Yes, it does. All graduate students who complete the M.S. program, the clinical fellowship and the Praxis are eligible for the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence.

Are past graduates of SUNY Cortland’s M.S. program ASHA-certified?

Yes, all past graduates are either ASHA-certified or in the process of obtaining their ASHA certification. The first three graduating cohorts (the classes of 2015, 2016, and 2017) are certified, and the fourth graduating cohort (the class of 2018) is completing the clinical fellowship.

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Graduate Coordinator: Ann Blanton
Department Office: Professional Studies Building, Room 2201
Phone: 607-753-5423
Fax: 607-753-5940