Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology accreditation information
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, to award certificates and baccalaureate, master's, doctoral, and professional degrees. The institution was last reviewed and reaffirmed in 2008. The institution's accreditation extends through 2018 and includes all programs offered on the institution's main campus as well as those offered at all extended program sites.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the Health Science Center. Note: The Commission should only be contacted 1) to learn about the institution's accreditation status, 2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution's accreditation review, or 3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. All normal inquiries about admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc. should be addressed directly to the Health Science Center and not the Commission's office.
The Master of Science (M.S.) degree program in speech-language pathology completed a site-visit candidacy accreditation review by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's (ASHA) Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) in mid-May. The next ASHA-CAA decision-making meeting will be held in mid-July when the program's accreditation candidacy will be evaluated. No students will be enrolled until accreditation candidacy is approved by CAA.
The MS-SLP program expects to matriculate the first cohort of students as soon as it receives candidacy accreditation from CAA.
Anyone interested in knowing more about this professional accreditation, or to file a complaint or grievance regarding the M.S. program, may use the following contact information:
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard #310
Rockville, Maryland 20850
800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700
Note: Grievances must address the program's compliance with accreditation standards.