School of Audiology - Admissions Requirements

Enrollment in the Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree program is limited and admission is selective. The Audiology Admissions Committee utilizes a holistic review process in considering applicants for admission, considering such factors as:



Prerequisite Courses

Students who enter an AuD degree program often have an undergraduate degree in communication sciences and disorders (speech-language pathology and audiology) or in the core physical sciences (biology, chemistry, physics).  AuD students may also have backgrounds in business, psychology, education, and the social/behavioral sciences, among other diverse majors. 

Core courses in English, mathematics, statistics, human biology, physical sciences, and social/behavioral sciences are required for admission to the AuD program.  Review the Program Pre-Requisites information for a complete list of required and recommended courses. 

Demonstration of knowledge and skills in core areas is necessary during doctoral audiology study. The Audiology Admissions Committee may advise a student to pursue additional pre- or post-baccalaureate study in specific areas, or other preparation, to help strengthen the student’s application for admission.

Pacific University School of Audiology requires the following for all applicants to be eligible for admission.

Important Information

All U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico require licensure or other registration to practice audiology. A felony or misdemeanor conviction may affect a graduate's ability to attain licensure or professional certification in audiology. Students are urged to contact the appropriate state licensing or professional certification agency for further information.