DESCRIPTION

About the AuD Program
Utah State University’s Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program is a four-year post-baccalaureate degree, and is part of the Western Regional Graduate Exchange program (WRGP). The primary program objective is to prepare students to provide services for hearing and balance disorders for individuals throughout their lifespan.


The fundamental strengths of the AuD program include:

  • Varied practicum experience, beginning the first semester:
    • Diagnostic assessment
    • Hearing aids
    • Assistive listening devices
    • Cochlear implants
    • Balance
    • Tinnitus
    • Auditory processing disorders
    • Newborn hearing screening
    • Educational audiology
    • Interdisciplinary pediatric services
  • Opportunities to individualize academic and clinical experiences by enrolling in electives and specialty tracks, such as the Listening and Spoken Language emphasis
  • Emphasis on evidence based practice by bridging coursework and clinic to strengthen critical thinking and clinical problem solving through:
    • Completion of a Clinical Research Project
    • Hands-on lab experiences in courses
    • Interactive coursework, discussions, and case studies
  • Active chapter of the Student Academy of Audiology
    • Annual humanitarian missions
    • Local service projects

prerequisites

  • Students pursuing a doctoral degree in audiology must have a bachelor's degree in Communicative Disorders or the equivalent undergraduate prerequisite courses, either from USU or another regionally accredited program.

TEST SCORES

MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED

  • 90 Credits

Accreditation

The doctoral (AuD) education program in audiology at Utah State 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.

ADVISOR CONTACT

Advisor: Michelle Wilson

Office: 151 Lilly White Building

Phone: 435-797-9271

Email: michelle.wilson@usu.edu