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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Audiology AuD

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The AuD is a four-year graduate degree that focuses on preparing highly qualified specialists in audiology. The AuD program includes education in the basic sciences and disorders as well as practical experience with outstanding clinical training. The AuD curriculum includes courses dealing with the scientific bases of audiology including acoustics and instrumentation, anatomy and physiology of the auditory and nervous systems, and auditory and speech perception. Clinical coursework includes diagnostic audiology, pediatric audiology, central auditory processing disorders, industrial audiology, medical audiology, auditory evoked potentials, vestibular assessment, amplification and cochlear implants. 


Electives (6 credits)

Select from the following:

Practicum and Externship (48 credit hours)

  • Credits: 3 - 6 per semester
  • Credits: 1 - 6 per semester
  • Credits: 1 - 12 per semester
  • *Each student is required to enroll in clinical practicum throughout the program. At mimimum students enroll in 15 credits of CDS 591, 24 credits of CDS592 and 6-9 credits of CDS 624. Students can enroll in additional clinical practicum if needed during summer months. 

Total Credit Hours: 123

3.0 Degree GPA Required

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time


  • 4 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

Special Requirements

Interested students should apply through the CDSCAS National Application.

Program Contact

Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences
122 Cary Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Email: cdsdept@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-2797

SED Statement

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.

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