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Communication Disorders

Martin Bldg. Room 34
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4993
Fax: 660-543-8234



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Accreditation

This program is accreditated by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in Speech-Language Pathology. Our current accreditation continues to August 31, 2022. A new application for continued accreditation will be submitted at the appropriate time.

 

 

Students who wish to file a complaint related to the program's compliance with standards for accreditation can find complaint procedures at http://www.asha.org/academic/accreditation/accredmanual/section8/ or by mail at:

Chair, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association,
2200 Research Boulevard, #310
Rockville, MD 20850

Local Phone:301-296-5700

 

 

Program Completion

The job forecast for speech-language pathologists is excellent. Virtually everyone motivated to look for a job finds one. Occasionally, students may delay employment to start a family, or they might further their education by enrolling in a PhD program. The following table summarizes data for UCM students enrolled in our graduate program.

 

Period

Number completed program within expected time frame

Number Completed later than expected time frame

 

Number not completing

 

Percentage completing

2014/2015
23
1
1
96
2013/2014
30
1
0
97
2012/2013
31
0
1
97

3 year average

28

1

1

97

Praxis Exam Pass Rates

Since passing the Praxis exam is a requirement for graduation, all of our graduates pass the exam.

 

Period

Number of student attempts at taking the exam

Number of student attempts passed

 

Pass rate first time in %

 

Final pass

rate in %

2014/2015
33
29
88
100
2013/2014
27
23
85
100
2012/2013
28
26
93
100

3 year average

89

100

Employment Rates

Academic Year

Employment Rate in Profession

Number of graduates (#)

Percent of graduates (%)

2014/2015
35
100
2013/2014
30
100
2012/2013
31
100

3 year average

100