Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

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We offer the Doctor of Audiology (AuD), a professional degree for an audiologist. Our program is fully accredited and prepares audiologists for a career as independent practitioners skilled in providing diagnostic, rehabilitative, and other hearing services through diverse clinical experience.

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Join the next class of AuD students! Submit your application before January 15. 

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The Learning Environment

The AuD is a four-year graduate degree that focuses on preparing highly qualified specialists in audiology. The AuD program includes education in the basic sciences and disorders as well as practical experience with outstanding clinical training. The AuD curriculum includes courses dealing with the scientific bases of audiology including acoustics and instrumentation, anatomy and physiology of the auditory and nervous systems, and auditory and speech perception. Clinical coursework includes diagnostic audiology, pediatric audiology, central auditory processing disorders, industrial audiology, medical audiology, auditory evoked potentials, vestibular assessment, amplification and cochlear implants. 



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

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