The Doctor of Audiology
The Doctor of Audiology provides academic and clinical training for those who plan to enter the profession of audiology. The degree program involves preparation for the diagnosis and nonmedical treatment of hearing and balance disorders; it is designed to prepare audiologists to meet the standards for Texas state licensure in audiology.
The program requires a minimum of eighty-two semester hours of coursework and is designed to be completed in four years. All preprofessional students in audiology complete the same set of core courses and basic clinical practicum. Students may choose from a set of electives based on their specific interests. Research experiences are part of the curriculum, but a dissertation is not required.
The Graduate Studies Committee in communication sciences and disorders oversees the AuD degree program. More information about the program is available from the graduate adviser in communication sciences and disorders.