The University of Akron, in parternship with Kent State University and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation offers the Doctor of Audiology degree through the Northeast Ohio Au.D. Consortium (NOAC).
NOAC merges the strong assets of two university programs that focus on the scientific and clinical bases of audiology with the Cleveland Clinic Section of Audiology to provide students with exposure to the breadth and depth of diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology. We are dedicated to providing World Class Education in Audiology.
The Doctor of Audiology program at the University of Akron, in association with the Northeast Ohio Audiology Consortium, is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
Selecting a profession is always a challenge, especially in this age of economic uncertainty. According to David Schepp at AOL Jobs, Audiology is among the nation’s best 10 health care jobs for 2012. Read more at AOL Jobs.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics's 2012-2013 Handbook projects that the employment of audiologists is expected to grow by 37 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations.