Associate Professor Davidow, Graduate Program Director, 516-463-4582
The Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Department, in cooperation with Adelphi and St. John’s Universities, offers a professional doctorate in audiology (AuD). This is a four-year, post-baccalaureate program with an integrated curriculum across the three institutions. The primary objective of the program is to produce highly skilled practitioners who are competent to perform the wide variety of diagnostic, remedial, and other critical services within the scope of practice for audiologists. . The audiology program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.
Students enrolled in the program are required to complete a minimum of 86 semester hours of post-baccalaureate study. A comprehensive examination must be successfully completed at the end of Level 2 in order to progress to Level 3. A second comprehensive examination is administered at the end of Level 3. Students participate in practicum experiences every semester through Level 3. During the fourth year students complete a full-time externship.
The curriculum includes advanced course work in vestibular assessment, hearing aid technology, early intervention, and electrophysiology. In addition to classes being scheduled during traditional semesters, a variety of instructional formats such as intensive one to eight week institutes and weekend workshops may be offered.