About the AuD Program
Utah State University’s Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program is a four-year post-baccalaureate degree, the first of its kind in the Intermountain West and Pacific states.
Our primary objective is to prepare students to provide services for hearing and balance disorders for individuals throughout the lifespan.
The fundamental strengths of the USU AuD program include:
· Varied practicum experience, beginning the first semester:
o Diagnostic assessment
o Hearing aids
o Assistive listening devices
o Cochlear implants
o Auditory processing disorders
o Newborn hearing screening
o Educational audiology
o 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:
o Hands-on lab experiences in courses
o Interactive coursework, discussions, and case studies
· Active chapter of the Student Academy of Audiology
o Annual humanitarian missions
o Local service projects
· Opportunities for competitive student funding
Why USU for your AuD? [download a short .mov file and find out why!]
The graduate program in audiology within the Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education at Utah State University is accredited through the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.