Degree Requirements

The Au.D. curriculum is a continuous 48-month post-baccalaureate course of study designed to integrate classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences. All students will attend full-time and take the same courses in appropriate sequence. The emphasis of the program is on the principles and practices underlying evaluation, treatment, and provision of hearing care services.

For progression and graduation, students must meet the following degree requirements:

  • Maintain an overall grade point average of 3.0
  • Complete a minimum of 120 semester credits
  • Accrue 2000 clock hours of clinical experience
  • Meet the requirements for Ohio licensure in Audiology
  • Pass academic and clinical competency-based examinations
  • Complete the following required courses:
Course Number Course Title Credits
701 Basic and Applied Physiologic Acoustics in Audiology 4
702 Anatomy and Physiology of the Peripheral Auditory and Vestibular Systems 3
703 Acoustic Phonetics 3
704 Critical Analysis of Research in Audiology I 2
741 Directed Observation in Audiology I 1
705 Auditory Disorders 2
706 Anatomy and Physiology Underlying Neuro-Otology 4
707 Psychoacoustics 3
708 Critical Analysis of Research in Audiology II 2
742 Directed Observation in Audiology II 1
709 Audiololgic Assessment 3
710 Industrial and Community Noise 3
743 Clerkship I 1
711 Speech-Language Pathology for the Audiologist 3
712 Diagnosis of Auditory Disorders 3
713 Hearing Aid Technology 4
714 Gerontological Issues in Audiology 3
744 Clerkship II 1
715 Central Auditory Processing: Evaluation and Management 3
716 Adult Hearing Aid Fitting and Selection 3
717 Pediatric Audiology 3
718 Cochlear Implants 2
745 Internship I 2
719 Counseling in Audiology 3
720 Pediatric Amplification 3
746 Internship II 2
721 Evaluation and Management of Balance Disorders 3
722 Audiologic Management of the School-Aged Child 3
723 Audiologic Treatment of Adults 3
724 History of Audiology 1
747 Graduate Audiololgist I 3
725 Medical Management of Auditory Disorders 2
726 Electrophysiological Techniques in Audiology 3
727 Cultural Issues in Deafness 2
728 Seminar in Audiology 2
748 Graduate Audiologist II 3
729 Research Project in Audiology 3
730 Practice Management in Audiology 4
749 Graduate Audiologist III 8
750 Graduate Audiologist IV 8
731 Clinical Seminar in Audiology 1
751 Graduate Audiologist V 3