Missouri State University

Program Requirements

This degree program can be completed in four years and includes summer semesters. In addition to satisfying all program requirements, you must satisfy all retention requirements to continue in the audiology program.

Program requirements

A minimum of 105 semester hours shall be completed, including the following:

  1. Academic course work requirements for the Certificate of Clinical Competence of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CCC-A).
  2. Clinical practicum requirements for the Certificate of Clinical Competence of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CCC-A).
  3. Completion of a Doctoral Project or Thesis.
  4. Comprehensive Examinations
  5. Clinical Externship

Additional program requirements

Students must pay for and pass both a background/crime records check and drug test prior to their first clinical placement.  The CSD Background Check and Drug Testing Policy and Procedure document is available in the CSD Department Office (Professional Building, room 237).

Students will be required to provide their Praxis examination scores to the department prior to graduation.

Accumulation of "C" grades

The accumulation of more than 9 hours of "C" or below in academic and/or practicum courses will result in dismissal from the program.