Au.D. in Audiology

The Au.D. program is designed to produce audiologists who are able to function independently in all diagnostic and rehabilitative settings, serving individuals of all ages, including those who are deaf or hard of hearing. The program offers an intensive, broadly based academic curriculum together with integrated sequential clinical experience. The curriculum was developed in accordance with the recommendations and guidelines of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), and the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology (ARA).

The Clinical Doctoral Degree (AuD) education program in Audiology at Gallaudet University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.  

Visiting Our Program

We welcome visits from prospective students. Please note the following dates.   

Graduate School Open House    

The AuD Program actively participates in the annual Graduate School Open House. During the Open House, not only will you meet most of the faculty and staff in the Program, you will learn about the campus culture, student services, and student experiences (both as a graduate student and as a student in the Program).  We strongly encourage that you make a visit 
during the Open House to maximize your experience.  See Graduate Admissions Office for details.  

Program Visitation Days

The following days are reserved for student visits to the AuD Program. A faculty member will be available to meet with you, give a tour of the Department, and answer any questions you may have. Appointment is required. Please contact with 
request for a visit. If you would also like a campus tour, please make a separate reservation through the Visitors Center, and include the information about your campus tour time when you request to visit us.  

     Fall 2016: 9/2, 10/7, 11/4, & 12/2
     Spring 2017: 3/3, & 4/14
     Summer 2017: 5/19, & 6/16

On-Site Interview   

An interview is required for admission. Qualified individuals will be invited to interview in February each year.  On-site interview for 2017 admission cycle is scheduled on February 10, 2017, and is designed to be an opportunity for applicants to visit and learn about our Program.  The day will include activities such as the Department tour, and Q&A sessions with current students, faculty, and staff, in addition to interviews.      

Admissions Procedures

Applicants for the Au.D. in Audiology must complete the application procedures and meet the requirements for graduate study at Gallaudet University. Visit the Graduate Admissions web site for more information and a checklist of application requirements. Detailed program information and course descriptions are also available in the Graduate Catalog.



Last Date for Consideration of Application: February 1

Program Specific Requirements

Three Letters of reference

Recommended Undergraduate Major

Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology or related discipline
Communication Sciences/Disorders

Prerequisite Coursework

Please contact department for a list of prerequisite courses

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