The University of Texas at Austin offers an interdisciplinary Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) that typically consists of 100-108 semester credit hours beyond the bachelor's level. The degree program focuses on academic and clinical education for those entering the profession of audiology. Our Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) students are required to complete 1820 hours, including clinical practicum here at the Speech and Hearing Center and off-campus with their fourth year externship.
The program includes state-of-the-art teaching and clinical experiences covering the scientific, clinical, and professional bases of hearing and disorders of the auditory system. Graduates will be highly competitive at the state and national levels and will be competent to provide audiology services across the life span in medical, educational and industrial environments that include both diagnosis and treatment of hearing disorders.
The program is built to be four years of study. All students are encouraged to complete their observation hours before entering the Graduate program in CSD here at UT Austin. Prerequisites for enrollment in clinical practicum include the successful completion of CSD 378, 25 hours of observation, completion and passing of the clinic handbook test, and the acquisition of liability insurance.
Our Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.