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Audiology, Au.D.

Audiologists are health care professionals who provide patient-centered care in the prevention, identification, diagnosis, and evidence-based treatment of hearing, balance, and other auditory disorders for people of all ages.

The audiology degree at Grand Valley is a clinically focused, professional degree, allowing students greater application of knowledge upon graduation than other research-based programs. Students will be prepared to sit for the national examination and to qualify for state licensure upon completion of the program.


8%
Michigan Job Growth

Job opportunities in the audiology field are projected to grow 8% in Michigan by 2026.

Clinical Practice Placements

GVSU audiology students benefit from clinical placements in diverse practice settings.

Accelerated 3-Year Curriculum

The program is an accelerated three-year curriculum, so students graduate faster and begin practicing sooner. Applicants from any major can apply.


Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

The audiology program is a three-year (nine consecutive semesters) postbaccalaureate program leading to a Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree. This is the entry-level degree for the practice of audiology. Without the audiology degree, an individual cannot be licensed or certified to practice.

Why Study Audiology at Grand Valley?


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