ACAE Accreditation Programs & Actions

2018 ACAE Accredited Programs:

Nova Southeastern University
Department of Audiology, College of Health Care Sciences, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Initial Accreditation: December 2010
Reaccreditation: December 2020

The Ohio State University
The Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Program, College of Arts and Sciences, Division of Social and Behavioral Science, Department of Speech & Hearing Science, Columbus, OH
Initial Accreditation: April 2014
Reaccreditation:  March 2024

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill
The Program in Audiology, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Department of Allied Health Sciences, Chapel Hill, NC
Initial Accreditation: December 2010
Reaccreditation: December 2020

University of Texas at Dallas
Doctor of Audiology Program (AuD), School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, Dallas, Texas
Initial Accreditation:  April 2015
Reaccreditation:  March 2025

University of the Pacific
Doctor of Audiology Program (AuD), Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy & Health Services, San Francisco, CA
Initial Accreditation: April 2018
Reaccreditation: April 2028

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
The Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, A Division of CID, St. Louis, MO
Initial Accreditation: December 2008
Reaccreditation: December 2018

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Actions Regarding ACAE Accredited Programs:

2018

At the ACAE meeting 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.  An action plan for Standard 23 must be submitted on or before July 1, 2018.
Accreditation dates:  April 1, 2018 to April 31, 2028.

Actions Regarding ACAE Accredited Programs:

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 complete information on this reaccreditation option can be found in the ACAE Manual, pg. 33 (link at top of this page).  The following programs were approved by the ACAE Board for a ten-year period between reaccreditation cycles:

  • Nova Southeastern University – December 31, 2020
  • The Ohio State University – March 31, 2024
  • University of Texas at Dallas – March 31, 2025

Actions Regarding ACAE Developing Status Programs:

2017

The Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education voted on October 11, 2017 to approve 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.

Actions Regarding ACAE Accredited Programs:

2016

As of January 1, 2016, Central Michigan University (CMU) will no longer retain an accredited status with the Accreditation Commission of Audiology (ACAE).  By mutual consent, the ACAE and Central Michigan University agreed upon a voluntary withdrawal of CMU’s re-accreditation application.

2015

December 2015:
An ACAE action was taken on December 31, 2015, that as of January 1, 2016, Central Michigan University – See April 2007 below for details…

March 2015:
At the ACAE meeting 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, Dallas, Texas.
The Accreditation recognized four Strengths and noted one Partial Compliance: a plan of action and progress report are requested for standard # 21(Required Knowledge and Competencies).  Plan of action and Progress Report have been satisfied.  

October 29, 2015, the Partial Compliance was received and reviewed.  The ACAE Board of Directors approved the comprehensive Plan of Action for Doctor of Audiology Program (AuD), School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, University of Texas, 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

Actions Regarding ACAE Developing Status Programs:

2015:

March 2015:
The Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) voted on March 3, 2015 to approve the Developing Status application submitted by the Audiology Program of 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.
Developing Status: The Doctor of Audiology Program, University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California

Actions Regarding ACAE Accredited Programs:

2014

March 2014:
At the ACAE meeting on March 25th, 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 “AuD” Program, College of Arts and Sciences, Division of Social and Behavioral Science, Department of Speech and Hearing Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
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.

Actions Regarding ACAE Accredited Programs

2010:

December 2010:
During ACAE’s meeting in December 2010, The ACAE Board of Directors voted to award the status of Accreditation to two academic programs in audiology following the review of the Self-Study and Preliminary Site Visit Reports.
Accreditation – 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, NC. *As of a new 2017 ACAE Policy for programs that have no Non-Compliances with the ACAE Standards, re-accreditation can be extended with approval from the ACAE Board of Directors to 10 years instead of 7.  The new Accreditation Dates for the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill are from  December 1, 2010 – December 31, 2020, but do have the option of electing an earlier re-accreditaion.
Accreditation – The Department of Audiology, College of Health Care Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL.  *As of a new 2017 ACAE Policy for programs that have no  Non Compliances with the ACAE Standards, re-accreditation can been extended with approval from the ACAE Board of Directors to 10 years instead of 7.  The new Accreditation Dates for Nova University which is in full compliance with the ACAE Standards extends from December 1, 2010 – December 31, 2020.

Actions Regarding ACAE Accredited Programs

2008:

April 2008:
Accreditation –The Program in Audiology & Communication Sciences, A Division of CID at Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, MO.  *As of a new 2017 ACAE Policy for programs that have no  Non Compliances with the ACAE Standards, re-accreditation can been extended with approval from the ACAE Board of Directors to 10 years instead of 7.  The new Accreditation Dates for Washington University which is in full compliance with the ACAE Standards extends from December 1, 2008 – December 31, 2018.

Actions Regarding ACAE Accredited Programs

2007:

April 2007:
Accreditation – 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 – April 30, 2014 – Extension for re-accreditation approved until 2016.
Note: As of January 1, 2016, Central Michigan University (CMU) will no longer retain an accredited status with the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE). By mutual consent, the ACAE and Central Michigan University agreed upon a voluntary withdrawal of CMU’s re-accreditation application.

 

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