Doctor of Audiology works with a patient wearing headphones.

Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Program

The SJSU AuD program emphasizes clinical proficiency that is informed by scholarly research and evidence-based practice. Our program is a four-year course of study that includes academic courses, clinical rotations, and a doctoral research project. SJSU's program is located in the Silicon Valley at one of the 200 top research universities in the nation.

Our Program

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What is Audiology?

Audiology is an allied health profession that is concerned with 1) the science of the hearing and balance mechanisms and 2) the clinical identification, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with hearing and balance disorders. A professional doctoral degree (the AuD) is required for new practitioners applying for a license in the state of California.

Approval and Accreditation

The program has received approval from the CSU Chancellor's Office and from the WASC Senior College and University Commission.

Developing Status from ACAE

The program has been awarded Developing Status from the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE).

Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education
American Academy of Audiology
11480 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 220, Reston, Virginia 20191 
703-226-1056 


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Candidate for Accreditation with CAA

The Doctoral program in Audiology (AuD) at San José State University is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. This is a "pre-accreditation" status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of five years.

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 
2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850 
800-498-2071 


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