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Licensure Pass Rates

Licensure Pass Rates

Licensing examination pass rates offer a picture of student achievement in a number of disciplines. The table below shows pass rates along with goals and rationales by College and Discipline.

Summary Table of Licensure/Praxis Pass Rates by College and Program
Program/Measure 18/19 (Goal) 17/18 (Goal) 16/17 (Goal) Goal Rationale
College of Arts and Sciences
Speech Language Pathology (SLP) 100% (80% avg.) 100% (80% avg.) 100% (80% avg.) The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association requires a 3 year average pass rate of 80%.
Social Work/Social Work Licensing Exam – (-%) 64% (71%) 83% (70%) A licensure pass rate consistent with or higher than the North American pass rate for each year as determined by the Association of Social Work Boards. 
College of Education and Human Development
Collaborative-Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing/Special Education Praxis ? (?%)  96%  (97%) ? (?%)  A pass rate consistent with or higher than the Alabama pass rate for each year.
Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Couples and Family Counseling/National Counselor Exam ? (?%)  90% (84%) ? (?%)  The goal is to meet or exceed the national national pass rate.
School Counseling/Praxis Exam ? (?%)  100% (94%) ? (?%)  A pass rate consistent with or higher than the Alabama pass rate. 
Elementary Education/PLT K-6 Praxis Exam ? (?%)  100% (95%) ? (?%)  A pass rate consistent with or higher than the Alabama pass rate. 
Elementary Education/Mathematics Praxis Exam ? (?%)  82% (82%) ? (?%)  A pass rate consistent with or higher than the Alabama pass rate. 
Elementary Education/Reading and Language Praxis Exam ? (?%)  75% (84%) ? (?%)  A pass rate consistent with or higher than the Alabama pass rate. 
Elementary Education/Science Praxis Exam ? (?%)  76% (82%) ? (?%)  A pass rate consistent with or higher than the Alabama pass rate. 
Elementary Education/Social Studies Praxis Exam ? (?%)  72% (78%) ? (?%)  A pass rate consistent with or higher than the Alabama pass rate. 
Exercise and Nutrition Science-Nutrition Wellness/Registered Dietician Certification Exam ? (?%)  100% (80%) ? (?%)  A pass rate consistent with or higher than the Alabama pass rate. 
Family and Consumer Sciences/Praxis Exam ? (?%)  29% (50) ? (?%)  A pass rate consistent with or higher than the Alabama pass rate. 
Instructional Leadership*/Praxis Exam ? (?%)  97% (78%) ? (?%)  A pass rate consistent with or higher than the Alabama pass rate. 
Secondary Education/Praxis Exam ? (?%)  97% (89%) ? (?%)  A pass rate consistent with or higher than the Alabama pass rate. 
Stephens College of Business
Accounting/CPA Exam ? (? of ?)  ? (? of ?) 36% (5 of 11) The goal is to rank in the upper half of undergraduate-only accounting programs in the state. 

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