Au.D., Doctor of Audiology

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university must be obtained before enrolling into a graduate program. An official transcript must show a Bachelor’s degree conferment. (Those applying during their final undergraduate year will be required to submit a final transcript after completion of their bachelor's degree and before enrolling in their first semester of graduate study.)
  • Transcripts. Transcripts from all colleges and universities that you have attended must be submitted with the application, in English. International applicants should review this page on how to submit their transcript(s).
    • We will accept your unofficial transcript from your current university while evaluating your candidacy into our Program.
    • We will need your official transcripts from all institutions that you attended in the past.
    • If you are accepted into our program, we will need your official transcript that shows your Bachelor's degree completion before you can begin in our program. This transcript must match the information contained in the unofficial transcript if you've submitted it for admissions application.
    • If you are enrolled in college-level courses in the Fall semester (or quarter) of the application cycle, submit a transcript (official or unofficial) that includes the grades from the semester/quarter. If you continue to enroll in college-level courses in Spring semester during the application cycle, submit a transcript or registration record that lists the courses in which you are enrolled.
  • GPA. A minimum 3.0 grade point average (on a four-point scale) in all previous undergraduate and graduate study. (Occasionally, applicants with a GPA lower than 3.0 may be admitted conditionally upon the recommendation of the department.)
  • A non-refundable application fee of $75.
  • A completed graduate school application form.
  • Goals statement. (Follow this link for further instructions)
  • TOEFL is required from all international applicants from non-English speaking countries. (Use 5240 for the ETS institutional code)
  • GRE (Use 5240 for the ETS institutional code)
  • If you are offered admission: The immunization laws for the District of Columbia require all students to provide proof of immunization prior to enrolling. Please visit the Student Health Services website for more information.

Additional Program Requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation. 
  • Complete the Academic Summary Form, as accurately as possible.
    • Be sure to include the name of each course (not just the course number).
    • Be sure to include courses that you plan to take, as well as the ones you have completed and those that are in progress.
    • Your transcript(s) will not be reviewed without the completed summary form.
  • Interview is required before admission is offered. Only strong candidates will be invited to an interview in February or March of each admissions cycle. See the program page for the most current on-site interview date. Applicants who wish to go through an admissions interview during the Graduate Open House, held each Fall, may send a request to AuD@gallaudet.edu at least one week in advance of the Open House.