The Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) is an entry-level degree that prepares individuals for professional practice in the area of audiology. The program of study is designed to meet the minimum academic and clinical requirements for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and state licensure, expose students to basic and applied research, provide practical and research experience, and develop skills in the use of evidence-based practice.
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To be assured consideration for admission to the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program, prospective students must submit all required documentation to Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS) and the Graduate School portals no later than January 15 for summer admission. Interested students should view the CSDCAS and Au.D. admission websites.
Students must complete a minimum of 93-95 semester hours from the following.
To be engaged in any clinical practicum experience, students will be required to meet program requirements. See the Clinical Requirements HERE.
Students must make satisfactory progress in audiology graduate courses. Retention in the program requires adherence to Graduate School and audiology program requirements and regulations. Please refer to the Graduate School “General Regulations” and the NIU Audiology Student Handbook and Clinical Education Manual.