Speech Pathology Australia (the Association) is recognised by the Federal Government of Australia, Department of Education, Skills and Employment, as well as the National Alliance of Self Regulating Health Professions (NASRHP) as the professional body which represents speech pathologists in Australia.
As a member of NASRHP, the Association must meet the benchmark standards for regulation and accreditation of speech pathology degree programs in Australia.
Current university programs
The Australian university programs currently offering speech pathology degrees are listed below, including their accreditation classification and the term of current accreditation.
Further information about University Accreditation, the Accreditation Process, and Accreditation Fees is available on separate pages of this website:
Please note that students who graduate from a program with provisional, provisional with conditions, conditional or full accreditation will be eligible for certified practising membership of Speech Pathology Australia.
You can also listen to a member of the Speech Pathology Australia staff discuss the accreditation process and what the various classifications mean, particularly for people who are considering the various university options (choose to watch the video below or listen to the audio-only).
University overview for prospective students.