Professors: Peter F. Assmann, Aage R. Møller, Karen Prager, Ross J. Roeser, Robert D. Stillman, Linda Thibodeau, Emily Tobey
Associate Professors: Michael Kilgard
Assistant Professor: Jeffrey Martin
Clinical Faculty: Jackie Clark, Carol Cokely, Lee Wilson, Briseida Northrup, Holly Whalen, Jenifer Carlock, and Anne Howell
Distinguished Scholar in Residence: James F. Jerger
The Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree offers broad-based professional preparation in audiology within an environment supporting an active program of clinical services and research. Students receive comprehensive exposure to clinical methods and procedures in communication disorders and to the scientific foundations from which clinical approaches are derived. Practical experience is available in a variety of clinical, educational, and medical settings. Students who are interested in combining clinical and research training may combine the Au.D. with the Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Students must apply separately to the Ph.D. program to be considered.
principal site for the academic, clinical, and research activities of the
Doctor of Audiology program is the
The University’s general admission requirements are discussed here.
Admission to the Doctor of Audiology Program is based on a review of the applicant’s GPA, GRE scores, letters of recommendation, and narrative description of research interests and career goals. The GRE score is included in the evaluation of the applicant’s record. In general, students admitted to the program have a combined Verbal and Quantitative score on the GRE of at least 1100. However, there is no minimum cut-off score for admission nor does a score of at least 1000 assure admission to the program.
The University’s general degree requirements are discussed here.
of Audiology (Au.D.) degree requires 121 semester
hours. Students completing the Au.D.
degree meet the academic and clinical practicum
requirements for the Certificate of Clinical Competence offered by the American
Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and
AUD 6V20 Laboratory Procedures in Audiology and Hearing Science (taken 4 times)
AUD 6303 Hearing Science
AUD 6305 Anatomy and Physiology of Audition
AUD 6306 Speech Science
AUD 6310 Advanced Clinical Audiology
AUD 6311 Diagnostic Audiology
AUD 6316 Audiologic Rehabilitation for Adults
AUD 6318 Pediatric Audiology
AUD 6348 Counseling for Communication Disorders Professionals
AUD 6352 Medical Audiology
AUD 7321 Theories of Amplification
AUD 7324 Seminar in Cochlear Implants and Technology for Persons with Hearing Impairments
AUD 7326 Aural Habilitation of Children with Hearing Impairments
AUD 7327 Evaluation and Fitting/Amplification Systems
AUD 7338 Research in Audiology
AUD 7339 Evidence Based Practice in Communication Disorders
AUD 7353 Clinical Electrophysiology
AUD 7310 Professional Issues in Audiology
AUD 7328 Hearing Conservation
AUD 7351 Physiologic Assessment of Vestibular and Auditory System
AUD 7371 Doctoral Seminar in Audiology (taken 3 times)
AUD 7340 Auditory Processing Disorders
HCS 6314 Instrumentation
HCS 7380 Practicum in
Human Development and Communication Sciences (24 semester hours)
AUD 8V80 Individual Research in Audiology (3 semester hours)
AUD 8V97 Doctoral Internship in Audiology (18 semester hours)
entering the program who lack undergraduate preparation in communication
disorders are required to take a specified 6-12 semester hour sequence of
preparatory courses. These courses may be taken at The University of Texas at
Students are advised that participation in off-campus practicum and internship requires a criminal background check. Students excluded from off-campus sites for any reason may be unable to complete all degree requirements. Students are responsible for the cost of criminal background checks.