Accreditation The Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program 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 https://caa.asha.org/programs/complaints/. 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.