A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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Chair:Dr. Karen Garrido-Nag, Ph.D.
Au.D. Program Director:Dr. Chizuko Tamaki, Au.D., Ph.D.
Speech-Language Pathology Program Director:Dr. James McCann, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Program Director:Dr. Kara Hawthorne, Ph.D.
Contact:Ms. Daun Duvall
Sorenson Language and Communication Center (SLCC) 3110
(202) 568-8766 (videophone)(202) 651-5327 (voice)(202) 448-7144 (fax)
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.
Student Achievement Data is updated annually
AuD Program in a Nutshell
AuD Program in Graduate Catalog
We welcome visits from prospective students. Please note the following dates.
The Graduate School Open House is scheduled on Friday, October 9th, 2020 from 4-6pm ET. & Friday,
November 6, 2020 from 4-6pm ET.
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.
Admissions Office for details.
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 the pandemic travel restrictions, all admission interview activities for 2020-2021 cycle will be
conducted online, between February 11 and February 17, 2021. 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 a proctored portions of the interview day, which will not exceed
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 website for more information. Detailed program information and course descriptions
are also available in the Graduate Catalog.
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