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Doctor of audiology program

Graduation Requirements

The following are the minimum graduation requirements for the Au.D. program:

  1. Successful completion of one hundred and sixteen semester hours of course work comprising 69 hours in CSAD courses and associated laboratories, 4 hours (minimum) in research, 19 semester hours of clinical practicum (17 in audiology and 2 in speech-language pathology), and 24 semester hours of clinical residency.
  2. An overall graduate GPA of at least 3.0 (A= 4.0) with a minimum competency level of B or S in all courses and clinical practicum;
  3. Successful completion of an ASHA-approved practicum experience that is equivalent to a minimum of 12 months of full-time supervised experience;
  4. A scholarly work submitted in written form, presented orally before a forum of CSD faculty and students, and approved by the student's mentor; and
  5. A passing score (170) on the Praxis examination is required prior to approval for a residency experience. 
Please note:  Students must file an  online Application for Graduation and Diploma at the beginning  of the semester in which they intend to graduate For instructions on how to do so, please visit the  Information for Graduating Students page on the CEHS Office of Student Advising and Records website. 

Following completion of the Au.D. program, students are encouraged to apply for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A)