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Student Achievement Data – ASHA/CAA

Accreditation Statement

Council on Academic Accreditation logoAudiology

The doctoral (AuD) education program in audiology at Utah State 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

Speech-Language Pathology

The master’s of science and master’s of arts (MS/MA) education programs in speech-language pathology at Utah State University are 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.

Praxis Exam Pass Rate

In order to earn the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), all graduate students must take and pass the ETS Praxis examination in their area of expertise (e.g., speech-language pathology, audiology). The department maintains a record of Praxis pass rates.

Main Campus Resident SLP Praxis Exam Pass Rates
Period Number of Students Taking The Exam Number of Students Passed Pass Rate
2017/2018 16 16 100%
2016/2017 19 19 100%
2015/2016 17 17 100%
3 year average 100%
Outreach Distance SLP Praxis Exam Pass Rates
Period Number of Students Taking The Exam Number of Students Passed Pass Rate
2017/2018 6 6 100%
2016/2017 6 6 100%
2015/2016 5 5 100%
3 year average 100%
AuD Praxis Exam Pass Rates
Period Number of Students Taking The Exam Number of Students Passed Pass Rate
2017/2018 7 7 100%
2016/2017 2 1 50%
2015/2016 8 8 100%
3 year average 83%
Deaf Education: Bi-Bi Praxis Rates
Period Number of Students Taking the Exam Number of Students Passed Pass Rate
2017/2018 8 8 100%
2016/2017 5 5 100%
2015/2016 2 2 100%
3 year average 100%

Program Completion Rate

Timely completion of a course of study is an important index of program organization. Student completion rates in the accredited programs are collected and reviewed yearly.

Main Campus Resident SLP Completion Rates
Period Number of Students Completed on Time Percentage completed within published time frame Completion Rate
2017/2018 16/17 100% 94%
2016/2017 19/19 100% 100%
2015/2016 17/17 100% 100%
3 year average 98%
Outreach Distance SLP Completion Rates
Period Number of Students Completed on Time Percentage completed within published time frame Completion Rate
2017/2018 6/7 100% 86%
2016/2017 6/6 100% 100%
2015/2016 5/5 100% 100%
3 year average 95%
AuD Completion Rates
Period Number of Students Completed on Time Percentage completed within published time frame Completion Rate
2017/2018 8/8 100% 100%
2016/2017 2/4 50% 50%
2015/2016 8/8 100% 100%
2016-2017 one AuD student is currently also completing a PhD    3 year average 75%
Deaf Education: BiBi Completion Rates
Period Number of Students Completed on Time  Percentage completed within published time frame Completion Rate
2016/2017 5/5 100% 100%
2015/2016 2/2 100% 100%
2014/2015 6/7 100% 85%
3 year average 95%
Deaf Education: LSL Completion Rates
Period Number of Students Completed on Time Percentage completed within published time frame Completion Rate
2017/2018 6/6 100% 100%
2016/2017 4/5 80% 80%
2015/2016 4/5 80% 100%
3 year average 93%

Employment Rate

One year following graduation, the department tracks employment rates, type of facility, and state in which graduates practice. The employment rate for those seeking jobs is posted and updated annually.

Main Campus Resident SLP Employment Rate in Profession
Academic Year Number of Graduates Employed Employment Rate
2016/2017 18/19 94%
2015/2016 17/17 100%
2014/2015 18/18 100%
3 year average 98%
Outreach Distance SLP Employment Rate in Profession
Academic Year Number of Graduates Employed Employment Rate
2016/2017 6/6 100%
2015/2016 5/5 100%
2014/2015 7/7 100%
3 year average 100%
AuD Employment Rate in Profession
Academic Year Number of Graduates Employment Rate
2016/2017 1/2 50%
2015/2016 8/8 100%
2014/2015 5/6 83%
2016/2017 1/2 50%
2016-2017 one AuD student is currently also completing a PhD    4 year average 71%