Doctor of Audiology

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Become an audiologist

Make daily life resonate for people who have hearing or balance disorders.

Why earn your Doctor of Audiology (AuD) at Missouri State?


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  • Train under actual audiologists – The people who teach you are ASHA-certified audiologists.
  • Be part of the action – With research, internships and clinical placements, you’ll learn audiology in real settings.
  • Become licensed and certified – When you graduate, you’ll be eligible for two big milestones: state licensure and national certification (CCC-A).
  • Get a degree that's within financial reach – You can earn the accredited Doctor of Audiology degree (one of only two in the state) at a reasonable cost.

Review a sample degree plan

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Sample schedule
Earn your Doctor of Audiology degree in four years. Available to all majors.
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Careers and outcomes
With a Doctor of Audiology degree (AuD), you can connect hearing-impaired people to a better world.

White coat ceremony: Honoring your progress

The white coat ceremony occurs in the spring for third-year audiology doctoral students.

This ceremony marks the completion of your campus coursework. During the ceremony, you receive a white lab coat.

The following year, you’ll finish the program by completing an off-campus externship.

An audiology student gives a big hug following the white coat ceremony.