Kent State University
College of Education, Health, and Human Services
Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Audiology is an advanced non-clinical degree program designed for those students seeking careers in hearing and acoustics. Those interested in becoming a licensed clinical audiologist should see the Doctor of Audiology program description and requirements described below.
The Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) is a professional doctorate that prepares students to be licensed clinical audiologists. Graduates are independent professionals who specialize in the diagnosis, management and treatment of hearing and balance disorders. This program may be undertaken in conjunction with the Ph.D. program described below.
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Audiology provides the student with a strong theoretical background and research competencies in communication processes and/or disorders and is ideal for those interested academic and research careers in communication sciences. This program may be undertaken simultaneously or sequentially with the Au.D. program.
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Facts & Figures
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large Suburb