The CSD Program is accredited in the area of speech-language pathology by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). National accreditation ensures that the program meets specified standards in the areas of administrative structure and governance, faculty and instructional staff, curriculum, students, assessment, and program resources. By graduating from an accredited program, you will be eligible to apply for ASHA certification in speech-language pathology. The course work and practicum requirements also conform to those of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for teacher certification, and the Georgia Board of Examiners for state licensure. For questions regarding the program’s accreditation status, contact the Council on Academic Accreditation at the link above or at 301-296-5700.
GRADUATION /PROGRAM COMPLETION RATE
Program Completion Rate
|Period||Number Completed On Time||Number Completing Later Than on Time||Number Not Completing||Percentage|
PRAXIS II EXAMINATION RESULTS
The PRAXIS II Exam in Speech-Language Pathology is required for national and state certification and state licensure. Scores are reported on a 100–200 point scale and a passing score is 162. The average scores for the past three years are shown below:
Praxis Examination Pass Rates
|Period||# taking exam||Pass rate (%)||Average score|
The Communication Sciences and Disorders Program at Georgia State University boasts a high employment rate for our graduates. You will be eligible to find employment in diverse settings including public and private schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and private practices.
Employment Rates of Graduates
|Period||Employment Rate in Profession|
|# of graduates||% of graduates employed as Speech-Language Pathologist|
Fall 2019 — Summer 2020 Graduates
|Setting||In-state||Out-of-state||Total||Percentage of students with jobs|
|Public or Private School||7||1||8|