Doctor of Audiology Program

General information

expo_2Our department awards a Doctorate of Audiology degree that prepares students for a career as audiologists.  The four-year, full-time degree includes rigorous coursework and clinical practicums.

Prospective students will find information on the following pages related to the academic program and  admissions process.

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) outlines the professional scope of the audiology program with the Scope of Practice document.

Dual degree:  Au.D./Ph.D.

To prepare students for competitive opportunities in academia, the Speech,    Language and Hearing Sciences Program offers a curriculum of study leading to dual Au.D. and Ph.D. degrees. The department is committed to educating and training highly motivated individuals to become successful, independent clinical investigators and future leaders in academia. Academic courses encourage a theoretical perspective and experimental orientation to develop an appreciation of current knowledge and future research needs. This program allows qualified students to earn the Au.D. and Ph.D. degree more quickly than pursuing both degrees independently.

For more information, please contact Dr. Kathleen Cienkowski at



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The Doctor of Audiology education program in audiology  at the University of Connecticut is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of
the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310,
Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.