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 management 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 99 semester hours of coursework and is designed to be completed in three years, with a fourth year consisting of a full-time clinical externship. All students in audiology complete the same set of courses and clinical practicum. Research practicum are part of the curriculum, culminating in a Capstone research project at the end of the third year. A dissertation is not required. Clinical practicum include on-site and off-site clinical training and placements, culminating in a one-year externship during the fourth year.
The Graduate Studies Committee in speech, language, and hearing sciences oversees the AuD degree program. More information about the program is available from the Graduate Advisor in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.