Exam Prep

About the Exam

The SAC Clinical Certification Exam is based on Assessing and Certifying Clincial Competency: Foundations of Clinical Practice for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

To ensure appropriate representation of each area within the Foundations document, the exam is constructed in accordance with a test blueprint, which dictates the percentage of questions in each area. Download test blueprints. 

Apply to write the exam

Applying as a SAC member:

Applying at the request of your regulatory body:

Tips

  • Be Strategic
    Familiarize yourself with the content that will be covered on the exam and the weight of each portion. Check out test blueprints (links below) for this information.
  • No surprises
    Familiarize yourself with the format of the exam well in advance and practice answering questions in the way you'll need to on exam day.
  • Make a Plan
    Working back from the exam day, create a study schedule. Carefully plan out which areas will need more or less study time based on your knowledge and what you know of the exam. 
  • Study, Study, Study!
    Take advantage of any test prep materials and practice questions you can get your hands on (see below!).

Exam Resources

Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology

Suggested reading list

Sample questions

Praxis Series Overview of ASHA's Speech-Language Pathology Exam

Praxis Speech-Language Pathology Practice Test

Speech-Language Pathology Study Guide (Praxis)

Common Questions About the Exam

Exam Blueprints

SAC Code of Ethics

Historical Exam Results

Setting the Passing Score 

Tips on Taking Multiple Choice Exams

Reading List on Writing Multiple Choice Exams

Taking Multiple Choice Exams

Suggested reading list

Sample questions

Praxis Series Overview of ASHA's Audiology Exam

Audiology Study Guide (Praxis)

Common Questions About the Exam

Exam Blueprints

SAC Code of Ethics

Historical Exam Results

Setting the Passing Score 

Tips on Taking Multiple Choice Exams

Reading List on Writing Multiple Choice Exams

Taking Multiple Choice Exams

 

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