ASHA-Certified Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists are the Gold Standard

The Certificate of Clinical Competence of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is a nationally recognized credential for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Those who earn this credential are certified by a program with a sixty-five year history of fostering professional excellence.

What does it take to be ASHA-certified?

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Graduate Degree

from an accredited program

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1600+ Hours

of supervised clinical experience

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Passing Grade

on national examination

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Continuing Education

of 30+ hours every three years

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Meet ASHA's Certified Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists

Speech-Language Pathologist • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools • Charlotte, NC • Practicing Over 25 Years
“Helping a student with a stutter who is also learning English as a second language is no small feat. By building the skills and confidence he needed, I helped to bridge social and cultural barriers.”

Alexis Alston, CCC-SLP, Schools

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Speech-Language Pathologist • Woodbridge Middle School • Washington, DC • Practicing Over Four Years
“Working with very young kids means connecting with them on their level. There's a piece of myself in every game, picture, word and gesture I use to help them communicate.”

Jaclyn Woodyatt, CCC-SLP, Schools

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Audiologist• Center for Healthy Hearing, White Plains, NY • Practicing Over Five Years
“Technology plays a vital role in my field. By treating patients with the latest innovations, I restore more than hearing; I restore hope. “

Ikechi Iheagwara, CCC-A, Private Practice

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Speech-Language Pathologist • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC • Practicing Over 11 Years
“Whenever I see a mother’s relieved face after I help her preterm infant feed safely, I realize I protect more than babies—I protect families.”

Melissa Bloomer, CCC-SLP, Hospitals

Speech-Language Pathologist • University of Maryland, College Park, MD • Practicing Over 30 Years
“The most satisfying part of my job is working on fluency disorder cases that have stumped others. I delve into the unknown and chart new treatments, leaving paths others can follow.”

Vivian Sisskin, CCC-SLP, University

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