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Accreditation

The Master of Science degree program in speech-language pathology at Cal State East Bay 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, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.  Complaints related to graduate education should be submitted to the Chair of the Council on Academic Accreditation; the process is outlined at https://caa.asha.org/?s=complaints 

The program's current accreditation cycle period is through August 2020.   A reaccreditation site visit is scheduled for March 9-10, 2020. 

CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS

The M.S. program in Speech-Language Pathology at Cal State East Bay is an Applicant for Continued Accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, (800) 498-2071 or (301) 296-5700. Individuals who wish to provide input about a program seeking CAA continued accreditation status may do so in two ways: (1) submitting written comments prior to the accreditation site visit in accordance with the procedures specified below or (2) attending and providing comments at a public meeting during the program’s scheduled site visit. 

Due to the restrictions as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the CAA postponed all site visits for Spring 2020.  It is expected that all site visits will be rescheduled during 2020. We will publish the new dates for the CAA site visit as soon as they are confirmed.

All comments provided must:

  • relate to a program’s compliance with the published Standards for Accreditation of Graduate Education Programs in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (Standards) in effect at the time comments are submitted, and
  • identify the specific program seeking candidacy, initial accreditation, or reaccreditation with the CAA.
    Comments not meeting these requirements will not be considered, and the individual or group commenting will be so notified.

Individuals who wish to submit written testimony about any of the programs scheduled for a site visit must adhere to the following procedures.

  • All comments about education programs are due in the Accreditation Office no later than 15 days before the first day of the scheduled site visit. 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 in order 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/

The department's Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential preparation program is accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Education (CCTC). 

Student Outcome Data

Program Completion Rates

2018-2019 
Number and % of students who completed within expected time frame - 24, 89%

2017-2018
Number and % of students who completed within expected time frame - 44, 98%

2016-2017
Number and % of students who completed within expected time frame - 27, 93%

Praxis Examination Results

2018-2019
Number of students taking exam - 26
Number and % passed - 24, 92%

2017-2018
Number of students taking exam - 35
Number and % passed - 34, 97%

2016-2017
Number of students taking exam - 20
Number and % passed - 19, 95%

Employment Rate of Cal State East Bay Graduates within one year of graduation

2018-2019 (graduated 2017-2018)
Number and % of graduates employed - 44, 100%

2017-2018 (graduated 2016-2017)
Number and % of graduates employed - 27, 100%

2016-2017 (graduated 2015-2016)
Number and % of graduates employed - 39, 100%

 

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