School of Health Professions

Accreditation Information

Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Institutional accreditation

UT Health San Antonio is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, to award certificates and baccalaureate, master's, doctoral and professional degrees. The institution was last reviewed and reaffirmed in 2018. The institution's accreditation extends through 2028 and includes all programs offered on the institution's main campus as well as those offered at all extended program sites.

Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the university. Note: The Commission should only be contacted 1) to learn about the institution's accreditation status, 2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution's accreditation review, or 3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. All normal inquiries about admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc. should be addressed directly to the university and not the Commission's office.

Professional accreditation

The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology (residential) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. 

The CAA website provides greater detail regarding accreditation requirements and what accreditation means to students and the public. Anyone interested in knowing more about this professional accreditation status or wanting to file a complaint regarding the program's compliance with accreditation standards may use the information here

Student Achievement Data

Program Completion Rate: An average Program completion rate for graduate students in the last 3 years in relation to the program’s published expectation for the length of time for students to complete the degree, based on enrollment data.

Number Completed 
Within Expected 
Time Frame 
Number Completed
Later Than Expected
Time Frame 

Number Not 
Completing Program 


2020-2021 38 0 0 100%
2021-2022 41 0 0 100%
2022-2023 38 1 0 97.4%
      3-year average  99.1%

Praxis Data: Praxis examination pass rates for the previous three periods/testing cycles for graduates of the CSD program are based on available ETS data.

Academic Year  Number of Students 
Taking Exam 
Number of Students
Pass Rate
2020-2021 38 38 100%
2021-2022 41 40 97.6%
2022-2023 34 34 100%
    3 - year average  99.2%

*8-month post-graduation report