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Useful Acronyms
MSHC – Memphis Speech and Hearing Center. This is our downtown location where all classes and many clinic placements take place.

MSHC East – Our east clinic, located close to main campus.

WB – With Background (i.e., students coming with a degree in Communication Disorders).

WOB – With Other Background (i.e., students coming with an undergraduate degree in a field other than Communication Disorders).

SLP – Speech-language pathologist

AuD – Audiologist

ASHA – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

NSSLHA – National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association

AAA – American Academy of Audiology

TAASLP – Tennessee Association of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

CCC - Certificate of Clinical Competency awarded by ASHA. Often referred to as having one’s C’s.

GA – Graduate Assistant

AHST – Allied Health Student Tracking system – the method for students to log clinic hours and competencies

PLP – Preschool Language Program. This is one of the clinic placements at MSHC East.

ELG – Early Language Group. This is one of the clinic placements at MSHC.

SLG – Speech Language Group. This is one of the clinic placements at MSHC.

Mid-South – Mid-South Conference on Communicative Disorders – a conference held in the spring and run by the School’s student body

CSD – School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

UofM – University of Memphis

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Our MA and AUD programs are accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Last Updated: 7/21/14