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Speech-Language Pathology class scores 8th straight perfect pass rate on certification exam

The Misericordia University Speech-Language Pathology Program's graduate students have achieved a 100-percent pass rate on the Praxis Examination in Speech-Language Pathology, required for national certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Misericordia University has had 265 students graduate from the five-year, entry-level Master of Science degree program since 2014. During that time, the program's students have achieved an eight-year average pass rate of 100 percent on the first attempt at taking the national certification examination. Graduate students will complete their degrees in May 2021.

The Master of Science degree program in speech-language pathology at Misericordia University also features the Speech-Language and Hearing Center in John J. Passan Hall. It is a comprehensive facility that provides diagnostic and speech, language, and hearing services for children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly with communication disorders in the community. Undergraduate and graduate student clinicians provide the services. The clinicians evaluate and treat clients under the direct supervision of faculty and staff certified by ASHA and licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

For more information about the speech-language pathology program at Misericordia University, please call (570) 674-6400 or visit www.misericordia.edu/slp.