AudiologyClinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.)

The Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) degree is the entry-level requirement to become an audiologist. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Au.D. degree is comprised of three years of coursework and clinical practicum placements followed by a one-year offsite externship in the fourth year.

Accreditation

The doctoral (Au.D.) education program in audiology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

The clinical doctoral program in audiology was awarded accreditation on Oct. 1, 2004, and the program has maintained that status since then. Prior to that, the master's degree program in audiology was awarded accreditation on Oct. 31, 1975, and the program maintained that status until Dec. 31, 2006, when the CAA no longer accredited master's level programs in audiology.