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Doctor of Audiology Program

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The purpose of the full-time Au.D. program is to provide students with the academic and clinical preparation to diagnose and treat the full range of hearing and vestibular disorders across the lifespan. Our goal is to prepare audiologists who are qualified to work effectively in a wide variety of clinical settings, including hospitals, clinics, special treatm ent centers, schools, industry, and private practice. Graduates of the program must demonstrate acquisition of all knowledge and skills listed in the Standards for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A). 

Au.D. Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Graduates of the AuD Program should be able to communicate and practice in a contemporary, professional, ethical, culturally sensitive, and effective manner via spoken and written forms in advocacy, consultation, education, interprofessional collaboration, and administration.
  2. Graduates of the AuD Program should be able to plan, perform, and evaluate services or programs related to the prevention and identification of auditory and vestibular disorders, and related systems.
  3. Graduates of the AuD Program should be able to plan, perform, and evaluate assessment of individuals with suspected disorders of auditory and vestibular systems.
  4. Graduates of the AuD Program should be able to plan, perform, and evaluate intervention of individuals with disorders of auditory, balance, and related systems.
  5. Graduates of the AuD Program should be able to critically evaluate and interpret relevant research to support evidence-based audiological practice.

Why choose our program:


The Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) education program in audiology at West Virginia University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. 

CAA accredited audiology