Audiologists are “health-care professionals who evaluate,
diagnose, treat, and manage hearing loss, tinnitus, and balance disorders in
newborns, children, and adults. “ (American Academy of Audiology)
Successful completion of our program will prepare you to
practice in hospitals or private practice settings with children and adults.
Our graduates also are able to pursue career option in academic institutions
and industry as well as other unique employment settings. The University of Pittsburgh AuD program is
accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA). Our academic and clinical curriculum exceeds
the standards established by CAA and easily prepares students for licensure in
audiology. To become a licensed
audiologist in most states, applicants must have an earned doctor of Audiology
(AuD) degree. Students graduating from the University of Pittsburgh are competent across the scope of practice and
are prepared for evidence-based practice at the highest level.
Students entering the AuD program with an undergraduate
degree in communication science and disorders will need to complete four years
of graduate study, including a one-year externship to meet all requirements for
the degree and state licensure. Students also will meet clinical practicum
requirements for the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) and/or American
Board Certification in Audiology (ABA).
2016-2017 MA/MS/SLP/AUD Academic Handbook
2016-2017 Clinical Education Handbook
2017 Audiology Technical Standards
For more information, please contact our admissions director:
Phone: (412) 383-6540