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 at University of Texas Health 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 


2019-2020 35 0 1 97.2%
2020-2021 37 0 0 100%
2021-2022 41 0 0 100%
      3 - year average  99.1%


Employment Rate: Number and percentage of SLP graduates who have been employed in the profession within one year of graduation, including graduates who are either employed or are pursuing further education in the profession, over the past three years.

Academic Year  Number of Graduates  Number of Employment  Percent of Graduates 
2018-2019 15 15 100%
2019-2020 35 35 100%
2020-2021 37 37 100%
    3-year average  100%

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

Academic Year  Number of Students 
Taking Exam 
Number of Students
Pass Rate
2018-2019 15 15 100%
2019-2020 34 34 100%
2020-2021 35* 35* 100%
    3 - year average  100%

*8-month post-graduation report