Audiologists are specialists in identifying the presence and extent of hearing disorders. Audiologists are professionally trained in the identification and treatment of hearing disorders and uniquely qualified to offer assistance to children and adults with hearing disorders. These professionals work in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, public schools, and private practice; where they specialize in the prevention, identification, assessment, and rehabilitation of individuals with hearing disorders. The Au.D. program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Education of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
The primary purpose of the Education of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing program is to train teachers of the deaf and hard-of-hearing to function in a variety of settings, including residential schools for the deaf, special classes, public schools and state and private agencies concerned with handicapped populations. This program specialization is accredited by the Council on Education of the Deaf (CED).
Speech-Language Pathologists are specialists in human communication including its normal development and disorders. Speech-language pathologists are professionally trained to deal with communication disorders and are uniquely qualified to offer assistance to children and adults with speech and language disorders. These professionals work in settings such as hospitals, rehabilitation centers, public schools and private practice. They specialize in the prevention, identification, assessment and rehabilitation of speech and language disorders. The Speech-Language Pathology specialization is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).