Students graduating from the Department’s professional degree programs do so having met the academic and clinical practicum requirements for national certification as a Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP) or Audiologist (CCC-A).

The M.A. education program in Speech-Language Pathology and the Au.D. education program in audiology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

The Department is part of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, which is fully accredited by the Council of Education for Public Health and is a member of the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health.