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Audiology

Description

A Doctor of Audiology specializes in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of hearing and balance disorders from birth through adulthood. They conduct a wide variety of tests to determine the nature of the patient's hearing or balance problem, and interpret the results of the tests to recommend a course of treatment. They can recommend, fit, and dispense hearing devices, as well as provide fitting and tuning of cochlear and middle ear implants.

Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA); ADA Conference, November 14-16, 2019
American Academy of Audiology (AAA); Student Academy of Audiology; AAA Conference, March 27-30, 2019
American Academy of Audiology Foundation Scholarships and Grants
American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology (AAPPSPA); AAPPSPA Conference, May 2-4, 2019
American Board of Audiology
American Journal of Audiology
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); Academic Programs Information; Career Information; Publications; Student Section
Army Audiologist Career
Au.D. Degree Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Information Sessions
Au.D. Degree Program, University of Pittsburgh, Virtual Open House, February 18-22, 2019
Au.D. Programs
Au.D. Prospective Students
Audiologist Career Guide
Audiologist Career Information
Audiologist Career Overview
Audiologist Career Profile
Audiologist Employment Interview Questions
Audiologist Interview
Audiologist Job Interview Questions
Audiologist Occupational Outlook
Audiologist Scope of Practice
Audiology Career Resources
Audiology Careers
Audiology Graduate Programs
Audiology News
Audiology Program, Salus University, Admissions Webinars (click on "Audiology Webinars")
Audiology Today
Become an Audiologist
Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA); CAA Conference, October 27-30, 2019
Choosing an Au.D. Program
Communication Disorders Post-Baccalaureate Program, Murray State University
Communicative Sciences and Disorders Master of Science Program, New York University
Financial Aid Information
Hearing and Speech Services News
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research
Journal of the American Academy of Audiology
Massachusetts Speech-Language Hearing Association; Career Resources
Massachusetts State Licensure for Speech-Language Pathologists
Military Audiology Association (MAA) Useful Links; MAA Careers
National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA)
Navy Audiology Careers
Planning Your Education in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Prerequisites and Coursework for Au.D. Programs
Speech, Language, and Hearing Research
Speech-Language Pathologist Career Overview
Speech-Language Pathologist Career Profile
Speech-Language Pathologist Careers
Speech-Language Pathologist Interview
Speech-Language Pathologist Interview Two
Speech-Language Pathologist Job Profile
Speech-Language Pathologist Occupational Outlook
Speech-Language Pathologists
Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Fact Sheet
Speech-Language Pathology Career Information
Speech-Language Pathology Master of Science Program, MGH Institute of Health Professions; Information Session, February 21, 2019
Speech-Language Pathology Master of Science Program, Portland State University
Speech-Language Pathology Master of Science Program, Worcester State University
Speech Pathologist Career Path
Speech Pathology Graduate Programs
State Licensure Requirements and Contact Information
The Hearing Journal
University of Massachusetts Amherst Doctor of Audiology Degree Program Information Sessions
What Audiologists Do
What Speech-Language Pathologists Do


Degree

Au.D.

Program Length

4 years

Professional Schools' Organization

There is no professional schools' organization.
Au.D. Programs
Audiology Program Ranking
Doctoral Programs in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology Program Ranking

Application Service

No centralized service.

Academic Admission Requirements

Required courses vary somewhat, but the following list reflects most schools' requirements: Three courses in Chemistry, (with lab), Humanities, and Social Sciences; two courses in Biology, Math, Physics (with lab), English and Foreign Language; and one course in Communication, Statistics, and Psychology.
Prerequisites

Admission Exam

GRE
DAT
OAT
MCAT

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCES

Students must complete the minimum academic and clinical requirements for professional certification issued by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Recommendation Letters

Schools generally require 2-3 individual letters of recommendation.