Communication Sciences and Disorders

Accreditation and Student Outcome Data

Accredited by Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

The Master of Arts (M.A.) education program in speech-language pathology, residential, at LIU Post is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Blvd, #310, Rockville MD 20850, (800) 498-2071 or (301) 296-5700.

Professional Organizations

American Speech Language Hearing Association

ASHA is the professional, scientific and credentialing association for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally. Newly admitted students receive information regarding ASHA certification at the orientation meeting at the beginning of each semester. Additional literature about ASHA certification is always available in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders office. Clinical seminars provide ongoing information pertaining to ASHA certification and the ASHA Code of Ethics. Any specific questions pertaining to ASHA certification may be addressed to the Chairperson and/or faculty members in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, or students may visit for further information.

National Student Speech-Language - Hearing Association (NSSLHA)
The National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association is a pre-professional organization for undergraduate and graduate students in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and related majors. The organization, which has chapters throughout the country, is involved with sponsoring activities at the ASHA conventions, planning drives to raise money for clinical and academic events, informing students about current issues and events in the profession and much more. Membership in NSSLHA provides students with substantially discounted rates for all ASHA journals, and for the initial cost of professional membership.

New York State Speech-Language - Hearing Association (NYSSLHA)
The New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association acts as advocate for educational programs, promotes master’s level entry into our field and lobbies for reimbursement and autonomy of professionals in our field. Further, the Association sponsors scholarships, workshops, seminars and the annual convention. Students are encouraged to join our state association at a reduced fee. Join, and reap the benefits.

Long Island Speech-Language-Hearing Association (LISHA)
The Long Island Speech-Language-Hearing Association, is the largest regional speech-language-hearing association in the country. The Association provides its members with opportunities for increasing knowledge in communication sciences and disorders and promotes high professional standards for its members. It encourages student membership, sponsors numerous conferences each year, and is a local Student Outcome Data

Student Outcome Data

Praxis Examination Pass Rate 

Period Number of students taking the exam Number of students passed Pass rate
2021-2022 51 47  92% 
2020-2021 60 53  88% 
2019-2020  60  59 98%
3 year average   93%

 Program Completion Rate 

Period Number of students completed in expected time Number of students completed later than expected Number of students not completed % completed 
2021-2022 61  97%
2020-2021 67 0 2 97%
2019-2020 63 1 97% 
3 year average



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