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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.

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AuD Program in a Nutshell

AuD Program in Graduate Catalog


  • Completed application form. See Application Instructions to learn how. The deadline for audiology program applications is February 1.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $75.
  • 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.)
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate study, including evidence of having received a bachelor's degree from an accredited university. (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.) See Application Guidelines and FAQ for more information.
  • Official transcripts of all graduate study. See Application Guidelines and FAQ for more information.
  • Goals statement. See Application Guidelines for more information.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • TOEFL is required from all international applicants from non-English speaking countries. (Use 5240 for the ETS institutional code)

Additional Program Requirements

  • Transcript showing your most recent grades, if currently enrolled in a college/university.
  • Complete the Academic Summary Report within the application portal, as completely and accurately as possible.
    • Be sure to include the name of each course (not just the course number).
    • Be sure to list the course that is most relevant and applicable for each prerequisite.
    • 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.
  • An admissions interview is required for admission. It 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 and various assessments. Qualified individuals will be invited to interview in February each year. Due to pandemic travel restrictions, all admission interview activities will be conducted online until further notice. Applicants should have a computer with a webcam, stable internet connection, and relatively quiet and non-distracting environment for the interview day. There may be a cost to proctored portions of the interview day, which will not exceed $15.
  • See the program page for more information about program requirements.

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