Student clinician checking ear of patient

‘I am interested in clinical practice, research, and teaching; JMU has strengths in all areas, but the main reason I came to JMU is because they highlight clinic education in the program.’

— Dr. Yingiu Nie, professor

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Description of Program

This graduate clinical audiology program is a four-year post-baccalaureate program of study that culminates in eligibility for certification in audiology granted by the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association and for licensure in audiology as awarded by the Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech Pathology. Students admitted to this program are matriculated into a focused curriculum developed to prepare doctoral-level practitioners. Students admitted to the doctor of audiology program who already hold a master's degree in audiology will complete an individualized program of study composed of a minimum of 57 semester credit hours. No students will be allowed to matriculate with the intention of earning a master's degree as the terminal degree.

Degree Offered

Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.)

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