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  • Accreditation

    The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology (residential) at Gannon University is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800- 498-2071 or 301-296-5700. Candidacy is a “preaccreditation” status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of 5 years.

    A complaint about the Speech-Language Pathology Program at Gannon University, Ruskin may be submitted by any student, instructional staff member, speech-language pathologist, audiologist, and/or member of the public. The complaint procedure is detailed in the CAA Accreditation Handbook (Chapter XIII). Criteria for complaints and submission requirements can be found at

    One of the submission requirements for a complaint is that the complainant follow all institutional grievance and review policies before filing a complaint to the CAA. Every possible attempt is made to resolve complaints and grievances within the Speech-Language Pathology program using the grievance procedures listed in the Gannon University Institutional Policy Manual (IPM) and Student Handbook.