Audiology at Pacific University
School of Audiology Awarded Candidacy by CAA
The Council on Academic Accreditation inSpeech-Language Pathology (CAA) voted to award candidacy to Pacific University's Doctor of Audiology program for a period of five years, which began on July 1, 2012 and continues through June 30, 2017. The CAA indicated that there were no concerns identified for follow-up. As a result, we were able to matriculate students into the doctoral program in the fall semester of 2012.
Audiologists provide hearing and balance health care by evaluating, diagnosing, treating, and managing individuals of all ages who have hearing and balance disorders and related problems. Treatment and management of hearing loss may involve dispensing hearing aids and other related hearing assistance technology. Audiologists work in a variety of settings, including private practice, hospitals, medical centers, multi-specialty outpatient clinics, industry, universities, research labs, military service, hearing conservation programs, government agencies, school systems and more.
Mission of the School of Audiology
As part of Pacific University's College of Health Professions, the mission of the School of Audiology is to graduate audiologists who are professionally competent, engaged in the community, and committed to service.
Pacific University, founded in 1849 in what is now the City of Forest Grove, celebrates a remarkable history and tradition in our acclaimed colleges of Arts & Sciences, Optometry, Education and Health Professions.
Today, with multiple campuses in Oregon, the University remains a small place where big ideas are developed through a distinctive combination of learning opportunities, diverse perspectives and civic engagement. Read more about the extraordinary Pacific University community.