The ACSLPA Coursework Requirements Form is included in the Registration Application Package. We use this to determine if you have completed the requirements for coursework. There is a specific ACSLPA Coursework Requirements form available for each of the professions: one for speech-language pathology, and one for audiology.
ACSLPA coursework requirements reflect the minimum requirement necessary to practice as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist
in Alberta. You may use both graduate and undergraduate university level coursework to demonstrate you have completed the academic coursework requirements in some categories. In other categories, only graduate level courses are typically accepted. Undergraduate coursework may be considered if the content is determined to be “substantially equivalent”. This will be reviewed by the Registrar and ACSLPA’s Registration Committee.
Clock hours means the total number of hours of course instruction. For example, a course that is scheduled for three hours per week over a
12-week period would be calculated as (3 hours/week x 12 weeks) = 36 clock hours. Hours of self-study are not applicable.
Unless otherwise specified in course syllabi or other university documentation, ACSLPA will consider that each semester hour of recognized credit corresponds to 15 hours of lecture for theory based, “instructor-led” courses, which may include lectures, tutorials, seminars or workshops.
33% of “student-led” hours can be counted toward the required totals. These may include laboratory hours, problem-based learning hours, self-directed study hours, or guided learning hours.
Your program of study must include a minimum of the following hours:
NOTE: You can separate your hours into different requirement areas, but you cannot count the same hours twice, in two different requirement areas. For example: you could put 75 of the 150 hours into one requirement area, and 75 into another, but you cannot count all 150 hours in two different requirement areas.