Clinical Audiology, Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.)

Doctoral students are required to complete 93 credits including 61 credits of coursework and 32 credits of Clinical Registration requirements.

The Au.D. program requires 57 credit hours of graduate coursework, 4 credit hours for a doctoral capstone research project, 14 credit hours of clinical practicum registration, and 18 credit hours of full-time clinical internship registration, for a total of 93 credit hours. The Au.D. curriculum meets requirements specified in the Standards for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, as well as those required for Board Certification in Audiology from the American Board of Audiology. Au.D. students must pass comprehensive examinations and complete a capstone research project. Full-time students are expected to complete the program in four years.

Course Title Credits
Core Requirements
HESP600Instrumentation in Hearing and Speech Sciences3
HESP634Anatomy and Physiology of the Auditory and Vestibular Systems3
HESP724Research Design3
HESP606Basic Hearing Measurements3
HESP630Electrophysiological Measurements3
HESP632Medical Audiology3
HESP635Aural Rehabilitation/Habilitation3
HESP636Geriatric Audiology3
HESP645Pediatric Audiology3
HESP704Audiology Practice Management (Audiology Practice Management)3
HESP700Hearing Aids3
HESP701Hearing Aids II3
HESP706Advanced Clinical Audiology3
HESP710Industrial and Environmental Noise Problems3
HESP730Vestibular-ocular Assessment and Management (Electrophysiologic Measures II)3
HESP712Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Technologies3
HESP615Counseling in Communicative Disorders3
EDMS645Quantitative Research Methods I3
or PSYC601 Quantitative Methods I
HESP849Capstone Research Project I2
HESP859Capstone Research Project II2
Clinical Registration Requirements:
HESP649Clinical Practice in Audiology (HESP649A - Diagnostic Procedures)8
HESP649Clinical Practice in Audiology (HESP649B - Aural Rehabilitation)2
HESP729Advanced Clinical Practice in Audiology4
HESP829Clinical Internship Residency18
Total Credits93