ACAE Board Actions

2019

On February 20, 2019, the ACAE Board of Directors approved the Developing Status application submitted by California State University, Northridge. The approval process allows the California State University, Northridge to implement a Doctor of Audiology curriculum and to admit an initial class of students. Developing Status does not indicate that a program is accredited, nor does it guarantee or imply ACAE accreditation of the program. The ACAE will request from California State University, Northridge additional evidence of initial outcomes on a regular basis.

2018

As of December 31, 2018, Washington University is no longer accredited by ACAE.  Washington University opted not to seek re-accreditation at the end of its accreditation term.

On October 9, 2018, the ACAE Board of Directors approved the Developing Status application submitted by California State University, Sacramento. The approval process allows the California State University, Sacramento to implement a Doctor of Audiology curriculum and to admit an initial class of students. Developing Status does not indicate that a program is accredited, nor does it guarantee or imply ACAE accreditation of the program. The ACAE will request from California State University, Sacramento additional evidence of initial outcomes on a regular basis.

On March 22, 2018, the ACAE Board of Directors, following the full review of the Profile Report, Self-Study and Preliminary Site Visit Report, voted to award the status of Accreditation to: The Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Program, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Department of Audiology, University of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA.
The Accreditation Commission recognized four strengths and noted two Partial Compliances.  Partial Compliances for: Standard 3 and Standard 23. 
As of April 1, 2018, the Partial Compliance for Standard 3 was satisfied.  As of June 29, 2018 the Partial Compliance for Standard 23 was satisfied.
Accreditation dates:  April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2028.

2017

On October 11, 2017, the ACAE Board of Directors instituted a policy stating that programs in full compliance with no substantive concerns or deficiencies with the ACAE Standards are eligible for a ten-year period (as opposed to a seven-year period) between reaccreditation cycles.  More information on this reaccreditation option can be found on page 33 of the ACAE Accrediation Manual (see link at the bottom of the page).  The following programs were approved by the ACAE Board for a ten-year period between reaccreditation cycles:

  • Washington University School of Medicine – extended to December 31, 2018
  • School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – extended to December 31, 2020
  • Nova Southeastern University – extended to December 31, 2020
  • The Ohio State University – extended to March 31, 2024
  • University of Texas at Dallas – extended to March 31, 2025

On October 11, 2017, the ACAE Board of Directors approved the Developing Status application submitted by California State University, Los Angeles. The approval process allows the California State University, Los Angeles to implement a Doctor of Audiology curriculum and to admit an initial class of students. Developing Status does not indicate that a program is accredited, nor does it guarantee or imply ACAE accreditation of the program. The ACAE will request from California State University, Los Angeles additional evidence of initial outcomes on a regular basis.

2016

As of January 1, 2016, Central Michigan University will no longer retain Accreditation status with the ACAE.  By mutual consent, the ACAE and Central Michigan University agreed upon a voluntary withdrawal of CMU’s reaccreditation application.

2015

On October 29, 2015, the Plan of Action and Progress Report addressing Partial Compliance of Standard 21 was received and reviewed.  The ACAE Board of Directors approved the Plan of Action for The Doctor of Audiology Program (AuD), School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, University of Texas at Dallas on January 26, 2016 and indicated that it was in full compliance with the ACAE Standards.
Accreditation Dates: April 1, 2015 – March 31, 2022

On March 24, 2015, the ACAE Board of Directors, following the full review of the Profile Report, Self-Study and Preliminary Site Visit Report, voted to award the status of Accreditation to:
The Doctor of Audiology Program (AuD), School of Behavioral & Brain Sciences, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, University of Texas at Dallas.
The Accreditation recognized four Strengths and noted one Partial Compliance: a Plan of Action and Progress Report were requested for Standard 21(Required Knowledge and Competencies). 

On March 3, 2015, the ACAE Board of Directors approved the Developing Status application submitted by the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California. The approval process allows the University of the Pacific to implement a Doctor of Audiology curriculum and to admit an initial class of students. Developing Status does not indicate that a program is accredited, nor does it guarantee or imply ACAE accreditation of the program. The ACAE will request from the University of the Pacific additional evidence of initial outcomes on a regular basis.

2014

On March 25, 2014, the ACAE Board of Directors, following the full review of the Profile Report, Self-Study and Preliminary Site Visit Report, voted to award the status of Accreditation to:
The Doctor of Audiology Program (AuD), College of Arts and Sciences, Division of Social and Behavioral Science, Department of Speech and Hearing Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
The Accreditation recognized five Strengths and noted one Partial Compliance: a progress report and plan of action are requested for standard #10.
As of October 31, 2014, the Partial Compliance was satisfied and The Ohio State University is Accredited and in full compliance with all Standards.
Accreditation dates: April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2021

2010

In December 2010, the ACAE Board of Directors, following the full review of each Self-Study and Preliminary Site Visit Report, voted to award the status of Accreditation to:
The Program in Audiology, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Department of Allied Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Accreditation Dates: December 1, 2010 to December 31, 2017
The Department of Audiology, College of Health Care Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Accreditation Dates: December 1, 2010 to December 31, 2017

2008

In December 2008, the ACAE Board of Directors, following the full review of the Self-Study and Preliminary Site Visit Report, voted to award the status of Accreditation to: The Program in Audiology & Communication Sciences, A Division of CID at Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, MO. Accreditation Dates: December 1, 2008 to December 31, 2015

2007

In April 2007, the ACAE Board of Directors, following the full review of the Self-Study and Preliminary Site Visit Report, voted to award the status of Accreditation to: Audiology Program, Department of Communication Disorders, The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI. Accreditation Dates: April 1, 2007 to April 30, 2014 with extension for reaccreditation approved until 2016

 

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT ACAE ACCREDITATION GO TO THE:
Accreditation Manual for Au.D. Academic Programs