State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology International Applicants

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Assistant License Application Instructions for Individuals who have graduated from Non-ASHA Accredited Universities Outside of the United States

1. Graduate and undergraduate transcripts must be submitted to a foreign credential evaluating agency link: http://www.asha.org/certification/CredEval.htm that will provide the following required information in English:

a. An evaluation would need to determine that the foreign degree is equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in speech pathology or audiology in the United States.

b. An evaluation of each course (course by course) in U.S. semester hours (1, 2, 3, or 4 hour courses) and U.S. grade system is required (grades of A, B, C, etc).

c. The evaluation must specify which courses were completed at the graduate level and which courses were completed at the undergraduate level.

2. Course Descriptions for each of the courses listed is required to further evaluate the courses taken.

3. Once the evaluating agency has determined the required information in 1a-c, the applicant is now eligible to apply for licensure in Texas link:http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/speech/. All information (Foreign Credential Report, Course descriptions, application, and other required forms) must be submitted in order for the application to be processed.

4. The case will be sent to the Board Transcript Designee for review.

5. The applicant will be sent a response within fifteen working days.

Speech-Language Pathologist or Intern in SLP License Application Instructions for Individuals who have graduated from Non-ASHA Accredited Universities outside of the United States (Not including Canada, United Kingdom, & Australia)

1. Graduate and undergraduate transcripts must be submitted to a foreign credential evaluating agency link: http://www.asha.org/certification/CredEval.htm that will provide the following required information:

a. An evaluation would need to determine that the foreign degree is equivalent to a master’s degree in speech pathology or audiology in the United States.

b. An evaluation of each course (course by course) in U.S. semester hours and U.S. grade system is required (grades of A, B, C, etc).

c. The evaluation must specify which courses were completed at the graduate level and which courses were completed at the undergraduate level.

2. Once the evaluating agency has determined the required information in 1a-c, the applicant applies for certification to ASHA link: http://www.asha.org/certification/SLPCertification.htm

3. The applicant is requested to ask for a case manager (at ASHA) whom may be able to assist the applicant in his/her specific case.

4. ASHA has provided information regarding frequently asked questions for International applicants link: http://www.asha.org/members/international/intlfaqs.htm

5. Once ASHA has completed the evaluation of the course work and practicum and have approved it, a signed letter from ASHA is to be requested by the applicant.

6. A signed letter from ASHA approving the course work and clinical practicum is required for application for a Texas license as a Speech-Language Pathologist, or as an Intern in Speech-language pathology. The applicant is now eligible to apply for licensure in Texas link: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/speech/

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Last updated November 08, 2011
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