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Pitt's highly ranked Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program prepares students to practice in hospitals or private practice settings with children and adults through its strong emphasis on evidence-based instruction and extensive clinical exposure. Students also pursue career options in academic institutions, industry and other unique employment settings and have the opportunity to build strong professional networks. Our graduates enjoy excellent job placement rates (view our program outcomes).

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AuD Ranking

Pitt's AuD program is currently ranked 7th in the nation based on the most recent surveys of Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report. No other Audiology program is ranked higher in the state of Pennsylvania.

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Learn more about our program and how it prepares students to practice at the highest level.

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Review all AuD admission requirements and application intsructions.

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View the AuD curriculum and course requirements.

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Clinical Education

Learn about the AuD clinical placements for the program.

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This program housed within the Communication Science and Disorders (CSD) Department at the University of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

  • 7th
    Ranked AuD program in the US