Louisiana Speech Pathology State License Guide
Summary of Louisiana Speech Pathology State License Requirements
Speech Pathology Initial Licensure for Louisiana
- Complete 400 clinical hours under direct supervision while working with clients who present language, speech or communication disorders.
- Complete nine months of post-graduate, full-time professional work.
- Successfully meet exam requirements, including Praxis or American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certification.
- The Praxis test helps prepare speech language pathology educators with the necessary skills, content and pedagogy to be successful in the classroom.
- ASHA’s Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) is used to set the standard for licensure in most states.
Speech Language Pathology Licensure Exemptions for Louisiana
- Are licensed in another state or the District of Columbia where all requirements are similar to the requirements for Louisiana licensure.
- Hold a CCC-SLP from ASHA.
- Request it for the time they hold current certification from the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education as a speech language pathology specialist with current employment in a school.
Reciprocity for Speech Therapists in Louisiana
Interim Practice for Aspiring Speech Pathologists in Louisiana
Continuing Education for Speech Language Pathologists in Louisiana
- Coding and reimbursement