Doctor of Audiology (AuD)
The accelerated AuD program at Northwestern University prepares you to become an independent practitioner across a variety of healthcare settings including private practice, medical clinics, hospitals, or university settings. Alumni of our audiology-training program provide direct clinical service, supervise clinical practitioners, oversee clinical service programs, and teach clinical courses in university settings. Accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) and within a department ranked among the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, the AuD program prepares you to meet the challenges of audiologic practice today and tomorrow.
Approximately 15-18 students join the program each year, allowing us to ensure an outstanding faculty-to-student ratio. You will work closely with faculty who are world-renowned leaders in hearing loss diagnosis and management, speech perception, psychoacoustics, amplification devices including modern hearing aids and cochlear implants, cochlear physiology, auditory neuroscience and electrophysiology, and auditory learning. Through academic courses, a supervised practicum, a mentored clinical research project and electives, you will learn and work with the latest advances in evaluation of hearing and treatment of hearing loss.
The Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program at Northwestern 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. Anyone wishing to file a complaint with CAA can find instructions on how to do so here [pdf].
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