Doctor of Audiology

Lamar University
United States
Qualification
Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
5 years
Intakes
August
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • All applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in communication disorders or related field from a regionally accredited institution. Students are expected to have obtained a broad general education as a background to graduate study. Undergraduate course work in mathematics and basic and applied sciences is strongly encouraged.
  • If the baccalaureate degree is not in communication sciences and disorders, courses in the following content areas, or equivalents, may be required for admission: Overview of Communication Disorders, Language Science/Development, Research Methods, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Phonetics/Phonological Development, Audiology (introductory level). Specific undergraduate course requirements are determined on an individual basis. Students with baccalaureate degrees in other areas who wish to apply are urged to contact the program director as early as possible.
  • Students should have 3.0 GPA in their Bachelor’s degree.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with scores over 280.
  • Letter of Intent signifying your career goals, your major area of study during your doctoral program and your research interests.
  • Three letters of recommendation. A majority of the letters should be from individuals who know your ability in an academic or research forum.

Curriculum

  • Intro to EBP and Instrumentation
  • Hearing Aids
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Clinic
  • Electrophysiology
  • Research Methods
  • Medical Audiology
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Advanced Rehabilitation & Case Studies
  • Candidacy Proposal
  • Externship
  • Acoustics and Psychoacoustics
  • Aural Rehabilitation
  • Analysis of Professional Literature
  • Vestibular Assessment & Management
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Pediatric Assessment & Genetics
  • Practice Management
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Candidacy Paper Presentation
  • Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Pharmacology

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