The program at CSUSM is offered specifically for individuals:
a) possess a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology or communication disorders and sciences
b) lack the supervised fieldwork experience that is required to apply for a California state license and ASHA SLPA certification
No, you are required to find a replacement supervisor, who then must be approved by our department prior to the first day of the program. If you cannot find another approved supervisor by the time the program begins, you will be dropped from the program.
Yes, our program meets the ASHA requirements and provides students with certificates as follows: 1-hour course in ethics, 1-hour course in universal safety precautions, 1-hour course in patient/client/student confidentiality training course (i.e., HIPAA, FERPA)
ASHA requires verification of course completion and these certificates must be received by ASHA before an applicant can take the assistants certification examination..