AuD Overview

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:
E-mail: csdadmissions@shrs.pitt.edu
Phone: (412) 383-6540

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