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Graduates of the FIU Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program are eligible to take the Praxis® Examination, which they must pass to apply for a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in speech-language pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

The FIU Communication Sciences & Disorders department reports on student progression and retention data for the three most recent academic years, as well as Praxis® exam pass rates for the past three testing cycles. First-Time Pass Rates indicate the percentage of students who pass the Praxis® exam on their first attempt, marking an important measure of program proficiency.

Student Outcome Data


PRAXIS® Certification Exam

Period

# of Students Taking Exam

First-Time Pass Rate (%)

Pass Rate at Time of Graduation (%)

2020-2021

45

44 (97.7%)

100%

2019-2020

46

45 (97.7%)

100%

2018-2019

44

42 (95.5%)

100%

3-Year Average

45

44 (96.6%)

100%

Program Completion

Period

# Completed Program Within Expected Time Frame

# Completed Later Than Expected Time Frame

# Not Completing

Completion Rate

2020-2021

43

0

3

95.6%

2019-2020

43

3

0

100%

2018-2019

44

1

0

100%

3-Year Average

98.5%

Employment Rate in Profession

Academic Year

# of Graduates

Employment Rate

2020-2021

43

100%

2019-2020

46

100%

2018-2019

45

100%

3-Year average

100%